A Level Results 2017

Despite significant national changes to the A level Examination system, students at Harrogate Grammar School Sixth Form have achieved exceptional results with 61% of all A Level grades being at A*-B. This demonstrates an outstanding performance from a Sixth Form which prides itself on its inclusivity and comprehensive intake, with 96% of all exam entries achieved at A*-D. In addition, an impressive 31% of grades were A*-A. The outcomes for our BTEC courses are equally notable with 75% of all results achieving the highest level of Distinction* or Distinction. This shows Harrogate Grammar School’s continued commitment to world class provision and to enhancing opportunities for all. Our students have yet again made progress beyond national levels.

Achieving 2 A*’s and 2 A’s and 1 A* and 2 A’s respectively, Emma Ball and Natalia Slomczykowski both accepted offers at Oxford. In addition, the following students achieved

3A*’s; Amy Cartledge, Eleanor Grant, Daniel Gugan and Matthew Walton.

Similarly impressive with 2 A*’s and 2 A’s were Zak Morgan and Mingzhe Feng and with 1 A* and 3A’s, Leandra Dunn.

There was quadruple success for two sets of twins. Adrian and Daniel Boutsias totalled 6 A grades between them and equally successful were Ben and Emily Parrett, who achieved 2 A*’s, 3 A’s, 1 B and 1 C in total.

This is just a sample of the range of excellent results and recognises the exceptional hard work of all our students, the support of their families and the dedication of all of our teachers and support staff. Our students and staff have responded superbly to the significant challenges brought about by curriculum reform and it is with great pride that Harrogate Grammar School would like to congratulate our students and wish them every success in their future endeavours.

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