St John Plessington students celebrate A-level success
Sixth form students from St John Plessington Catholic College were thrilled to return to college today to collect their long-awaited A-level and BTEC results.
Based in Bebington, Wirral, St John Plessington Catholic College is part of the Holy Family Catholic Multi Academy Trust.
The class of 2023 excelled, with 71% of grades being A* – C or equivalent. 95% of grades were A* – E or equivalent.
Many students will be heading to university after 75% of the current cohort applied and have all been accepted.
This includes Tiffany Smith who will be studying law and philosophy at the University of Liverpool after achieving A, distinction*, distinction*.
Priscilla Fatokun received grades of A*, A, A, and will be attending the University of Warwick to study computer science.
Off to the University of Leeds to study sustainability & environmental management, is Rory Alldis who attained A, A, distinction.
Another student, Keira Brady-Jones, has secured a place at Loughborough University through the Elite Athlete Programme, and she will continue to strive towards representing Great Britain in athletics.
Heading to London to start initial training is Kyle Farley, who will be preparing for his degree-apprenticeship with Unilever in September after achieving A*, A, B in maths, physics and biology.
Other students from St John Plessington are going on to exciting employment and apprenticeship opportunities.
This year, following the pandemic, A-level exams were sat under normal conditions for the second time and students have had to deal with the shift back to pre-pandemic arrangements and grading systems.
Mrs Alison Lock, the director of sixth form, said: “I am delighted with the results that our St John Plessington Sixth Form students have achieved. These results are a testament to their work and effort from over the past couple of years.
“Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, our students have continued to work incredibly hard and adapt well to the challenges that they have faced. They are a fantastic group, and it is a pleasure to celebrate everything that they have achieved today. I wish them the best of luck for the future.”
Headteacher of St John Plessington Catholic College, Mr Peadar McLoughlin, commented: “We are all so proud of the success of our Year 13 students. As they go on into the world of work and university, we are wishing them good luck in all that they do.”