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Hard work pays off as Richard Rose Sixth Form students celebrate their exam results

L-R: Emily Miller, Jake Sanderson, Casey McArthur, Ellis Pilmer and Jonny Peacock

[T]oday students at Richard Rose Sixth Form are receiving their A-level exam results.

Central Academy Principal Stephen Gilby said “I am very pleased for our students who are celebrating today and congratulate them on some notable successes. Their continued hard work and commitment to study is evident in their results.”

“We are very pleased with our results following another challenging year in which we have seen further changes to the A-Level and Btec specifications and assessments and I would like to take this opportunity to wish every one of our year 13 leavers the very best for the future.”

Jake Sanderson has shown that hard work really does pay. Despite the challenges he has faced in year 13 he has achieved amazing grades, gaining 3 A*s in Law, Chemistry and Mathematics which has secure his place studying Law at Cambridge.  Jake said, “I am over the moon with my results. All my hard work has paid off. I can’t wait to start at Cambridge. The support I have had from my teachers has been brilliant, and they have really helped me to get the grades I needed.”

Casey McArthur is planning on using her excellent grades of A*, A, C in Law, History and English as spring board to continue her education at University studying Law. Casey said, “I am delighted with my results. I have succeeded in getting to go to my first choice, University of Lancaster.”

Emily Miller is another fantastic success story and has gained B, B, D in Art, Textiles and English.  She is using her grades to continue her studies at the University of Cumbria studying Fine Art.  Emily said, “I am delighted that I have achieved the grades I need to go on to study Fine Art at the University of Cumbria. Sixth form has given me the opportunity to explore a range of art techniques to prepare me for higher study.”

Ellis Pilmer achieved Distinction in IT, Merit in Business Studies and a Merit in Sport Studies.  Ellis will be making his way to the University of Cumbria studying Sport Coaching & Physical Education. Ellis said, “I am definitely please with my results and I am looking forward to starting my degree at the University of Cumbria in Lancaster. I hope to continue my studies after my degree to become a teacher.”

Jonny Peacock gained B in History, Distinction in Sport Studies and a merit in Business Studies.  He is considering using these grades to pursue a career in the RAF. Jonny said, “My results are much better than I expected. I am still considering my options for the future including a career in the RAF or a Higher Level Apprenticeship.”

Richard Johnson, Head of Sixth said “Richard Rose Sixth Form continues to grow. With this growth comes an expanded offer with a wider range of opportunities for students.”

“The combination of academic study, personalised support and the wider education with character is giving students the best possible chance of meeting their potential and going on to fulfil their ambitions. My heartfelt congratulations to all the students receiving their results.”

If you would like to learn more about Richard Rose Sixth Form and to arrange a visit email us at [email protected] or call 01228 822060.

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