August 2018 A Level Results
Once again, the Marches School celebrated a 100 percent pass rate for their Sixth Form students.
The Marches School Sixth Form offers a unique, individual style of care which is bearing fruit. The Head of the Sixth Form, Mrs Claire Boyes is clearly very proud of all they have achieved. She commented: “The Marches School Sixth Form is dedicated to understanding the individual student, knowing their ambitions, closely monitoring their progress and ensuring that they never settle for less than their best.”
Students from the Marches School Sixth Form have their sights set very high. Finley Hudson has achieved 4 A* grades at A Level, securing a highly competitive place at the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology. Lord Dyson wrote to Mrs Boyes and explained that Finley had been chosen due to his “passion, intellect and tenacity”.
Sam West, George Garratt and Tom Evans matched Finley’s grades by achieving straight A*s and will follow a traditional route by attending the country’s top universities, and studying English Literature, Medicine and Chemistry.
Headteacher, Mrs Alison Pearson added: “The academic challenge of studying at the Marches School Sixth Form is great and I am very proud of all of the students. They are supported by the best specialist teachers and have built on their success at GCSE, going on to fulfil their potential at A Level. I am excited to see them take up their places in our top universities and become captains of industry. I look forward to hearing about their progress.”
August 2018 GCSE Results
The Marches School has been celebrating success in the new, more challenging GCSE examinations.
Top grades are again at a high level, resulting in a record number of students being offered places in the successful Marches School Sixth Form.
Of the students who chose to take Separate Sciences, in Biology, Chemistry and Physics, 100 percent of students achieved a pass. In addition, student performance in the academic English Baccalaureate is again strong
The Marches School is also delighted to continue to close the gap on grades between disadvantaged students and other students.
Headteacher of the Marches School, Alison Pearson commented: “We would like to pass on a big well done to the staff, parents and students who have worked incredibly hard to meet the demands of the new, more challenging GCSE qualifications. This year, with some stand out personal achievements, Sixth Form offers are up and we look forward to building on our performance in September.”