GCSE Results 2006

Once again pupils from Ellesmere College are celebrating academic success. 84% of Year 11 pupils secured the higher grades A*- C. This compares very well to the national pass rates. 23% of Ellesmere grades were A* or A.

The majority of pupils achieved and exceeded their target grades. There were some notable performances and these cannot pass without comment.

  • William Bartlet - Wem - 7A*, 1B and a Distinction in ICT
  • Rachel Harrision - Ellesmere - 6A* and 3A
  • Jamie McBrien - Ellesmere - 6A* and 3A
  • Jarmo Willemse - Chester - 6A* and 3A
  • Hal Collison - Ellesmere - 1A*, 7A's, 1B
  • Ben Giles - Whitchurch - 2A*, 5A's, 2B

Three of these students are going on to study the International Baccalaureate in Ellesmere College's Sixth Form.

Brendan Wignall, Headmaster commented "Following much hard work the majority of our pupils achieved their target grades and many have excelled in their results. The staff and I congratulate them on their success.".

The pupils are now looking forward to entering the Sixth Form at Ellesmere College. Sixth Form life at Ellesmere College combines a full range of A level subjects to choose from with excellent opportunities to participate in sports, dramatic and musical performances, outdoor pursuits, Duke of Edinburgh Scheme and much more.

Bursaries and Scholarships into the Ellesmere College Sixth Form are available. For more information contact Philip Wood, Head of Sixth Form on 01691 622321.

6th September 2006  Back to News