Hessle Sixth Form College
2016 A Level highlights:
- Overall 100% Pass Rate
- 30% of grades achieved were A* to A grades
- 66% of grades A*, A or B
- Outstanding results seen in History with 83% of grades achieving A* - B, 75% of grades in Maths A* - B and 67% of English Literature grades A* - B.
- 86% of grades achieved at Distinction or Distinction* in vocational courses
- Overall 72% of grades achieved at A*A or B (or equivalent) in vocational and academic subjects
Building on 2015’s success, Hessle Sixth Form students are celebrating today as they have stepped up to the challenge set by Sarah Young, Hessle Federation Executive Headteacher, and eclipsed last year’s record by producing the best ever A Level results in the history of the school.
Sarah Young, Executive Headteacher, commented “I am overjoyed at the results that Hessle Sixth Form College has achieved this year. It was a very tough challenge to beat last year’s record, however our students and staff have worked tirelessly and today’s results are a true reward for all their efforts. 2016 is the fifth consecutive year that we have demonstrated year on year improvement and we will strive to build on this again next year.
‘”I’m proud to say that this year has seen our students achieve an exceptional 100% pass rate across all subjects with 66% of grades awarded at A* - B grades. Including the outstanding vocational results, with a huge 86% achieving a Distinction/ Distinction* an overall 72% of grades achieved an A* - B or equivalent in vocational and academic subjects. Our A Level progress is significantly above the national average and our vocational progress is also much higher than what is being achieved nationally.”
Louise Price, Director of Sixth Form commented, “Hessle Sixth Form College’s continuing success reinforces that our philosophy of ‘Right Student, Right Course’ which ensures a student’s needs and capabilities are matched to the course, as well as our belief that ‘every student is capable of outstanding achievement’ is providing access to the best possible opportunities beyond the Sixth Form.”
‘I would like to congratulate our students and thank them, their parents and our staff team for all their hard work and wish them every success for the future as they go on to start their careers or continue in Higher Education.’