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Success at Launceston College Sixth Form

Sixth Form students at Launceston College achieved excellent results again this year. Principal Jack Jackson said “We are all delighted at the success that our students have achieved particularly notable is the high proportion of students going to the most academically demanding universities in the country, this of course reflects the hard work that they have put in. It is a pleasure to see, that as a result of their efforts over the last two years, Launceston College Sixth Form students are now able to take the next important steps for their futures”.

Average points per student remained well above national average in comparison to previous years. High attaining students included Naomi Baker, who achieved 1A* grade and 2 A grades at A2, Penny Tilsley who achieved 3 A grades at A2 and Sophie Toulson who achieved 1A*, 1 A and 2 B’s at A2. Other high attaining students included Jordan Evans, who achieved 1 A grade and 2 B grades at A2, Dan Sproston who achieved 1 A* grade, 1A grade and 1 C grade at A2, and Georgie Norgate and Bronte Frayn who both achieved 2A grades and 1B at A2.

An outstanding 100% pass rate was secured in 27 subjects with particularly exceptional success in the Extended Project Qualification and A2 Citizenship where 100% of students achieved A*-B grades. In A Level Spanish 66% of students achieved A and B grades and in Double Btec Business 100% of students secured grades at Distinction * – Merit level.

Students from Launceston College have also been very successful in their attempts to get into their chosen universities with the vast majority of students achieving their first or second choice destinations. Jess Carlyon has secured a place to study Midwifery at Bristol University, West of England and Chloe Robyns-Landricombe has secured a place at Bath University to study Sports Performance. Chloe is currently on a Judo coaching programme and hopes to be selected to participate in the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014.

Mr Jackson said. “I am very proud of all the students and of course recognition is also due to their parents, families and teachers at the College for the help and support that they have given over the last two years”.