Huish Sixth

A Level Results Day 2017

Huish Sixth celebrates another year of fantastic results.


We are delighted to report that the results from Huish Sixth today show that results in both academic and vocational subjects are amongst the best it has ever achieved. As well as overall success many individuals also achieved exceptionally highly.  Huish Sixth continues to place students at some of the top Universities including Imperial College, UCL, Exeter, Bristol and Bath.  The sixth form continues to grow in terms of both size and success with our biggest ever cohort due to start in September.

Overall we have achieved progress for our students which at the moment we calculate to be significantly above national expectations and consolidates the great results from last year which also saw Huish Sixth perform significantly beyond national expectations in progress for all. 

There were many outstanding results across a wide range of subjects from many students including:

Michael Fielden – A*, A*, A, A in Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Physics who is studying Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College.
Megan Russon A*, A*, A, A in English Literature, Drama, Music and History who is studying Drama and English at Birmingham.
Maddie Simmons A*, A, A in English Literature, Psychology, and History who is studying English at Bath Spa university
Bethia Green A*, A, A, A in English Language, Geography, History and Psychology who is planning to study Law after taking a gap year.
Lizzie Gilbert  A*, A, B in English Literature, History and Sociology who is studying Law at Exeter University
Katie Mumford A*, A, B in Drama, English Literature and History.
Isabel Maggs A, B, B who is going on to study Psychology and Language Sciences at University College London.
Sophie Abrahams A, A, A, B in Art, Biology, English Literature and Psychology who will study Marine Biology at Plymouth University.
Eve Beech A, A, C, in Biology, Music, and Chemistry who is going to study Music at Royal Holloway University.
Robyn Braddock A, A, B in French, Spanish and German who is going to study Arabic and Spanish at Leeds university.
Lucy Butler A, A, C who is going to study Psychology at Southampton University.
Talitha Came A, A, B who is going to study Biomedical Sciences at Leicester University.
Charlotte Cocking B, B, B, C who is studying Architecture at UAL.
Ryan Coombes who is studying Veterinary Physiotherapy.
Angus Crosbie A, B, B, B in Drama, Spanish, Maths and French who is studying International Management and Modern Languages – Spanish at Bath University.

In addition to those students who are planning to study at University a large number have secured both higher level apprenticeships and employment with national firms including Aaron Baker and Devon Ward who have secured a position with Leonardo on their highly competitive higher apprenticeship scheme.

This year’s results once again support the view that Huish Sixth is able to ensure students get fantastic results across a wide range of subjects from the Arts to Science and Sport through the Languages to Psychology and Sociology.

Vocational results were once again exceptionally strong with several students achieving Distinction and Distinction Star in Sport, Music Technology and Public services.

Practically every subject achieved a 100% A*- E rate with fourteen subjects including Art, Business Studies, Drama, French, Further Maths, German, Health and Social care, IT (BTEC and A Level), Mathematics, Media Studies, Spanish and achieving 70% or more A*- C grades.

The success is spread across a very broad range of subject areas with students going to a wide range of Universities across the Country.

Director of Huish Sixth Roger Madge commented that,

“It is fantastic to see our students doing so well again at the very highest academic levels nationally and continues Huish Episcopi Academy’s outstanding reputation for having high expectations of what each student can achieve and then supporting, challenging and inspiring every student to work hard and achieve their best. As ever, these results are a tremendous testament to both the students and staff who have all worked exceptionally hard together to achieve such fantastic results.

Once again this year group has been an outstanding mix of individuals who have come together in Huish Sixth to not only achieve exceptionally highly but also to add so much to the life of the Sixth Form as well as the wider school in terms of Art, Music, Drama and Sport. 

Speaking to students it seems clear that they believe Huish Sixth has provided not only a great formal education for the students leaving today in terms of their results but also given them a strong basis in other important skills such as leadership, teamwork and cultural awareness through the wide variety of experiences and extra-curricular activities that they have been offered.

May I take this opportunity to thank parents and carers for all their support over the past two years and wish the students all the very best for their future studies.”  

Unfortunately it is impossible to mention every student by name even though we do recognise the huge effort that every student has put into obtaining the best results possible.
Well done to all of our students and we wish every one of them well for the future!

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