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Ffynone House School celebrates A Level success again!

Ffynone House School celebrates A Level success again!

Ffynone House School pupils had reason to celebrate when they received their A Level results. Their results continue the A Level successes that Ffynone House pupils have enjoyed for the last few years.

The school received a 100% pass rate at A Level for the second year in a row. In fact, Ffynone House School has now gained a 100% pass rate at A Level for 6 of the last 8 years.

In an exceptional year for high grades, pupils gained 50% A*/A grades and an outstanding 77% A*-B grades. The number of grades gained at A* – C surpassed expectations again with 88% of students achieving them. This follows A-C figures of 80% in 2007, 87% in 2008 and 88% last year.

Head Girl Josie Palmer celebrates her A Level results at Ffynone House School in Swansea

Amongst the individual achievements this year were

Ÿ         Miranda Llewelyn-Jenkins who gained As in English and Business Studies as well as gaining an external A* in Drama. Miranda will go on to study Business Management in Cardiff.

Ÿ         Hannah Copues who was Headmistresses Prefect gained 2 A*’s and a B grade at Ffynone. Hannah, who also sat a drama A Level and achieved a grade B, will study English & Theatre Studies at Royal Holloway, Windsor.

Ÿ         Head Girl Josie Palmer who joined Ffynone from Oakleigh House gained an A*, an A and a B and will study Psychology in Swansea

Ÿ         Head Boy Stephen Jenkins gained two As and a B grade. Stephen is a show-jumper for the UK Development Team. He joined Ffynone from Oakleigh House School and intends to study Surveying & City Planning in Cardiff University.

Head Boy Stephen Jenkins is congratulated by Ffynone House School Head Teacher Nicola Walker on his exam success.

Headmistress of the School, Nicola Walker, commented,

“These excellent results reflect the hard work and determination the pupils have shown in their studies coupled with high quality teaching and the commitment of the staff here at Ffynone. I am thrilled for our students and wish them every success for the future”.

Due to the high levels of interest in the sixth form in Ffynone House, the school has recently added three A Levels to its options. German, Classics and Further Maths are now available to pupils entering Year 12.

See our A Level and GCSE results page for more information here

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