Exam success for Brock students
Posted on: 16th August 2018
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More than 600 A Level students at Brockenhurst College received their results today with the overall pass rate at 98%.
Students achieving A*-B grades were up 3% to 47%, with almost three quarters achieving A*-C grades across all their subjects.
100% pass rates were achieved in 33 A Level subjects.
100% of Electronics students achieved A*-B grades.
Over 70% A*-B grades were achieved in the following A Level subjects: Further Maths, Sociology, Chinese, Photography and Textiles.
In addition, over 50% A*-B grades were achieved in the following A Level subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Computer Science, French, Classical Civilisation, Psychology, Spanish, Law and Dance.
The College was also celebrating the success of Vocational course students who collectively achieved another incredible 100% pass rate. Those results were known in July.
Dahria Kuyser, from Marchwood, achieved four A*s in Biology, Chemistry, French and Maths. Dahria has accepted a place to study Medicine at the University of Oxford. She said “I couldn’t be happier with my results, I feel so relieved and can’t wait to start my degree in Medicine at the University of Oxford. I feel that the HE plus programme was one of my highlights of Brock and being part of the Medical Matters group really inspired me to follow my dream of becoming a Doctor. My teachers have been incredibly supportive during my time here, Rachael Fowkes in particular was very helpful with my application to Oxford.”
Nathan Mckeown-Luckly, from Christchurch gained five A Levels in Mathematics (A*), Further Maths (A*), Further Maths (Additional) (A*), Physics (A) and Computer Science (A). Nathan has a place at the University of Cambridge to study Maths with Physics. Nathan commented: “I’m just so happy. I was expecting my results to be good but not as good as they were. It’s all a bit surreal but I’m very excited to go to Cambridge. My teachers have been incredibly helpful in assisting with my personal statement and if it wasn’t for them I don’t think I would have received my offer.”
Alex Forster, from Dibden Purlieu, gained four A*s in Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Physics. He has accepted a place at the University of Cambridge to study Maths in September. He commented “I feel enormously relieved now I know I have secured my place at university. I’ve wanted to go to Cambridge since I was 15 and I’m just delighted to have finally achieved my goal. I’ve had an amazing experience studying at Brock and leave with some brilliant memories. I’m so grateful to my teachers who have guided me through the whole process.”
Niall Smith, from Sway, gained two A*s in Maths and Physics and two As in Chemistry and Further Maths. He has accepted a place at Durham University to study Engineering. He said “I just feel incredibly relieved! I set myself high expectations and I’m thrilled that I’ve been able to meet them. I’d like to thank all of my teachers – it’s impossible to single anyone out – who have all been brilliant. I’m sad to be leaving Brock, the atmosphere is very open and accepting here and I’ve made some amazing friends. But I’m so excited to be starting a degree at Durham and hope to work in motorsport one day.”
Elissa Gillies, from Southampton received three A Levels in Archaeology (A*), Geology (A) and Biology (A). Elissa has accepted an offer from the University of Plymouth to study Geology and hopes to pursue a career in renewable energy. Elissa said “These are exactly the results I was hoping for so I feel great. I chose Brock because nowhere else offered Geology. Studying Geology has opened up so many career opportunities for me and I can’t wait to study it at University.”
Nadia Rhodes, from Bournemouth, gained A Levels in Chemistry (A*), Maths (A*) and Further Maths (A). Nadia has accepted a place at the University of Bristol to study Maths. She said “When I opened my results I felt shock, then disbelief! The A* in Chemistry is such a brilliant surprise. I am so happy and relieved that all my hard work has paid off. I’ve really enjoyed my time at Brock, being here has driven my passion for my subjects and inspired me to achieve my best. The teachers have made me feel so confident about myself and my abilities.”
Amelia Shipton, from Christchurch, achieved Triple Distinction * in Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts. Amelia commented “I am so pleased and I can’t thank the teachers from the Performing Arts department enough for all their support! The experiences I have had at Brock will carry with me for life and help my dream of becoming a successful actress. I have been lucky enough to be selected to train with the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and I am due to hear any day about an offer from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.”
Chloe-Raine Burrows, from New Milton, achieved D*D*D in Level 3 Extended Diploma in Media. Chloe-Raine said “I’m amazed at my results and have done even better than expected. I couldn’t have done it without the support of my lecturers, their teaching was of exceptional standard. I now work as a full time Digital Marketer which is the career path I had hoped for.”
Finley Murray, from Poole, received Triple Distinction * in Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science. Finley has an unconditional offer from the University of Gloucester to study Strength and Conditioning which he plans to do after a year on Brock’s Personal Training and Instruction course. Finley said “I am so proud of the hard work and long hours I have put into the assignments. My highlights at Brock have been progressing through the football academy, gaining confidence as a person and achieving my absolute best.”
Principal Di Roberts CBE said: “I am delighted yet again with our A Level and Vocational results and I am tremendously proud of our students’ achievements.
“This is, as always, a great day of celebration for us all and I wish all the students who leave us today every success for the future.”
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