Success for Appleton College

Students at Appleton College can celebrate another strong set of A level results. I am delighted that all the hard work our students put in has paid off. There are a number of outstanding performances by individual students and across the college we have seen an overall increase in achievement. On behalf of all the staff here I want to congratulate each and every one of our students and wish them all the best for the future.

Overall Appleton College saw an improvement in the percentage of students achieving the coveted A* grade whilst there was a significant increase in the number of students gaining grades A-B as well. Theo Lambrianides, Assistant Headteacher was also delighted: “I am so proud of what our students have achieved. They were a fantastic year group and worked really hard so they genuinely deserve this success. I am also really glad that so many of our students have been able to secure places at their first choice University, including Cambridge”.

Individual highlights include Helen Barker, Sally Jenkinson and Chris Winterburn who all achieved two A*s and 2 As. Helen secured a place at Queens College Cambridge, whilst Sally will be taking up a place at Jesus College Cambridge. Meanwhile Chris will be heading off to Birmingham University.

Other high achieving students include: Sam Dickson A* A A B, Lydia Hinde A A B B, Natasha Kinnesh  A* A A C ,Rachel Pickering  A* A  B B, Jessica Foreman and Elyse Shepherd who gained  A A B.

There were also a number of other notable achievements and in keeping with Appleton College’s tradition within the Performing Arts special mention must also go to the students who took this course and achieved a 100% pass rate with two students- Becky Spencer and Lauren Thompson achieving starred Double Distinctions whilst Nathan Conboy, Alex Hilton and Abigail Narraway were awarded Double Distinctions.