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SUPERB INDIVIDUAL A LEVEL PERFORAMANCES

Thursday 20th August 2009

SUPERB INDIVIDUAL A LEVEL PERFORAMANCES

An amazing twelve students gained 5A Grades at A level:

  • Rebecca Carr (Thornleigh Salesian)
  • Charlotte Cutler (Tottington)
  • Guy Davies (Falinge Park)
  • Joseph Ennis (St. Gabriels)
  • Jennifer Green (Oulderhill)
  • Robyn Hardisty (Wardle)
  • Zayd Hashmi (Bury Grammar)
  • Michael Killough (Holy Family)
  • Luke Melling (Haslingden)
  • Hayley Topham (Parrenthorn)
  • Marc Zeller (Mount St. Josephs)

A further 43 students achieved 4 grade As.

  • An additional 91 students gained 3 grade As.

This totals 146 students achieving at least 3 grade As at A Level better than 1 in 6 of our Upper Sixth students.

HOLY CROSS HITS A HIGH CENTURY!!

Thursday 20th August 2009

HOLY CROSS HITS A HIGH CENTURY!!

In Principal David Frosts first year students at Holy Cross Sixth Form College in Bury have once again produced some outstanding results in their A level examinations with 146 students achieving at least 3 A grades at A level this summer. As a result we are confident that the grades achieved by our students this year will enable us to retain our TOP TEN position NATIONALLY for A Level results making this the fifth consecutive year that we have achieved this outstanding level of success.

An initial study of the A Level results indicates:

  • An overall pass rate of 99.1% (up from 99.0% in 2008)
  • 60.1% are at grades A and B (up from 58.2%)
  • A grades alone at 30.5% (up from 27.2%)

This is based on approximately 820 students taking A Levels at Holy Cross in 2009 and it is crucial to recognise that these figures are based on one of the highest retention rates in the country.

From David Frost Principal of Holy Cross College: I am absolutely delighted with these results. Not only has the outstanding pass rate gone up again, but the all important A/B grades have increased quite significantly from 58% to over 60%. Students coming to Holy Cross therefore know they are going to achieve their very best potential in their A Levels. Naturally I want to congratulate all our students our remarkable staff and the whole College team on an outstanding set of results.

A LEVEL RESULTS DAY

Monday 3rd August 2009

A LEVEL RESULTS DAY

A Level Results day is on Thursday 20th August. A2 results will be available from 10am and AS results from 11am.

UNIVERSITY CENTRE WEB UPDATES

Tuesday 14th July 2009

UNIVERSITY CENTRE WEB UPDATES

Please check out the newly updated University Centre home page on this web site! Extra content has been added regarding funding frequently asked questions profiles of students and much more.

OXBRIDGE SUCCESS FOR 2009

Friday 15th May 2009

OXBRIDGE SUCCESS FOR 2009

The following students are presently holding offers for Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

We wish them every success in their exams this year and in their time at university and beyond.

Pictured are (from the left) Marc Zeller Jennifer Green Hayley Topham and Michael Killough. (Unfortunately Joanna and Robyn were unavailable for the photograph.)

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