Level 2023 Thursday 17th
Ellesmere College students are celebrating their exam results today with 98% pass rate at A-level with some
outstanding performances and securing places at top universities across the UK
good news follows on from the excellent results achieved by students who
completed the IB Diploma course and BTEC Diploma.
The 2023 results saw 66% of IB students
achieving 30 or more points, the gold standard for the IB Diploma and the top
performing student this year, Iris Grigoras (Bucharest)
achieved an impressive 44 points out of a maximum of 45 which equates to 4 A*s
and 1A at A level and places her in the top 1% of IB students worldwide. She will be taking up her place at the
University of Maimi, USA to study Law.
BTEC Diploma results continue to impress with students celebrating another year
of 100% pass results that included several Distinctions (A* at A level).
Another student off to study in USA is one of
our BTEC Diploma students, Jemimah Choi (Gresford) who secured distinction/merit
in her diploma and a Tennis scholarship in Ohio to study Global sports and
The BTEC top performer of the year with 3 star distinctions
(equivalent to three A* at A level) Tom Boggemann (Diemen, Netherlands) is
staying closer with his place at Surrey to read Psychology.
have been secured at universities that cover the length and breadth of the UK
and around the world. Here is a sample of the Ellesmere 2023 cohort
destinations and subjects.
Chezhian, Chirk, is both a talented tennis player, representing Wales and a
high achieving academic, securing 3 A* grades in Biology, Maths and Chemistry
to secure her place at Girton College, Cambridge to read Medicine.
Farrow, Rugby, managed to combine an outstanding swimming career with
outstanding A level results, 4 A* grades in Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths and Economics to secure a place at Bath to read Chemistry and continue her swimming
O'Brien, Llangollen, achieved an impressive set of four A levels grades A*AAB
in Art & Design, Maths, Chemistry and Physics securing her place at Durham
to read Chemistry.
Kilgannon, Ellesmere, is also off to Durham University having secured A*AA in
Religious Studies, History and Politics and will read Religion, Society and
Norris, Ellesmere, secured 3A's in Maths, Further Maths and Physics and a B in
Chemistry to read Computer Science at Exeter.
Harvey Hemming, Ellesmere, secured A's in Biology and Psychology and a B in
Chemistry to secure her place at University of Surrey to read Veterinary
Medicine and Science.
Fry, Whitchurch, achieved A's in Latin and Music and a B in Spanish and will be
reading Classics at University of Birmingham.
McGuire, Fleet, achieved AAB in History, Biology and Chemistry and will read
History at University of Glasgow. Naomi
is a student who has effectively combined her sport with her academic
commitments as a member of the Ellesmere College swimming academy.
Neaves, another outstanding swimmer at the Ellesmere College swimming academy has
managed his training regime and is academic work successfully securing A* in
Geography alongside two B grades in Economic and History and will be taking up
Geography at Swansea University.
Mr Brendan Wignall, Headmaster said "It is a
pleasure to see how well pupils have achieved and they are commended for their
positive approach to the examination experience, having had the GCSEs
interrupted by the pandemic.
"These results are a testament to their hard work
and determination, to the diligence of their teachers and the constant support
"These pleasing A level results follow the excellent results in July
for IB Diploma and BTEC. The breadth of courses and destinations that our
students move onto is particularly pleasing to see as an outworking of being a
school with a global focus and in keeping with our high-performance learning
17th August 2023 Back to News