A Level Results 2023
Upper Sixth students at Silcoates School are celebrating excellent exam results and next steps, marking a triumphant milestone in their academic journey. The school proudly announces an impressive overall pass rate, and a 7% increase in the percentage of A*/A grades from the pre-pandemic results of 2019. Three quarters of all university applicants are heading off to their first-choice university. These outstanding accomplishments reflect the unwavering commitment of both students and teachers alike.
Silcoates School is particularly delighted that 100% of all subject grades earned by students in Physics, Music and Further Maths were awarded at grades A* to A. In addition, more than half of all subject grades in Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Maths and Photography were awarded at grades A* to B, a testament to the well-rounded education that the school provides. Furthermore, the percentage of students that were awarded grades at A* to C has also increased by 5% from 2019. Nine subjects are celebrating 100% A* to C grades.
Among the bright stars of this achievement are the following top performers:
- George Bentley will read Natural Sciences at Durham University after achieving all A*/A grades in Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Further Maths.
- Jacob Chambers will read Games Computing at The University of Lincoln having achieved A*, A*, A in Economics, Maths and Further Maths.
- Philippa Hepplestone is heading to The University of Nottingham to read Veterinary Medicine with an A* in Biology, an A in Chemistry and a B in English Literature.
- James Marriott rejected his offer to read Music at Cambridge University and is doing two degrees at the same time; an academic degree in Music at Manchester University and a performance degree in Music at The Royal Northern College of Music. James achieved A*, A, A, A in Music, Biology, Chemistry and Further Maths.
- James Richards takes his three A grades in Chemistry, Maths and Physics to read Engineering at The University of York.
- Five Students have unconditional offers from their universities of choice, including Olivia Turner, who, on average, achieved two whole grades ‘Value Added’ across her three subjects.
Silcoates Head, Chris Wainman expressed his pride in the students’ achievements and their exceptional spirit, stating, “I am extremely proud of this year’s A-Level candidates. Yes, the results for our Class of 2023 have enabled our students, both boys and girls, to pursue their aspirations and dreams, whether it entails further education, embarking on an apprenticeship, or stepping into the professional realm. However, the true essence of our accomplishment, as always, resides in nurturing individuals who possess the desire not only to comprehend the intricacies of the world but also to contribute to its enhancement.
I extend my heartfelt gratitude to our dedicated Silcoates staff and all our supportive parents, who have unwaveringly stood by our students throughout their academic odyssey. Today, we celebrate the accomplishments of each and every individual and extend our best wishes for their continued triumphs as they tread forward on their chosen paths.”
These fantastic results once again highlight the school’s commitment to academic brilliance, holistic education, and the triumphs of its students. As Silcoates School continues to uphold its reputation for providing quality education, it also remains committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment that empowers students to achieve their full potential.
The results for our Class of 2023 have enabled our students, both boys and girls, to pursue their aspirations and dreams, whether it entails further education, embarking on an apprenticeship, or stepping into the professional realm.Chris Wainman, Headmaster