A-level results: Newman College celebrates excellent results

Newman College has received excellent A-level results, with more students receiving top grades than ever before.

Newman College, the Sixth Form of Cardinal Newman Catholic School, has seen 77 per cent of students receiving A*-C grades.

Newman College is celebrating excellent results

Newman College is celebrating excellent results

More than 53 per cent of all entries were A*-B grades and 29 per cent of students received A*-A grades with more students receiving top grades than ever before.

Particular success was seen in Mathematics with the launch of the college’s Mathematics Academy where 79 per cent of students received an A* or A grade in Mathematics.

Biology (64 per cent A*-B), English Literature (64 per cent A*-B), German (67 per cent A*-B), History (75 per cent A*-B), Law (67 per cent A*-B) also performed well with excellent top grades.

Particular congratulations to James Booth, Nuala Brady, Caroline Derrett, Charis Marshall, Jacob Sampson and Alfie Smith who received 3 A* grades.

Congratulations also to Emily Whiffin who received 2 A*s and 1 A; Olly Bartlett, Jack Churchill, Adam McConnell, Aidan Murley, Lucie O’Toole and Xavier Woods all received 1 A* and 2 As; Ellie Burroughs, Lorelei Clinton, Eimear Day, Cameron Follows and Victoria Mery Carreno all received 3 As.

Dr James Kilmartin, Principal, was delighted with the results. He said: “The students are a credit to themselves, their families and the college. We are very proud of each and every one of them.

"They have worked hard to achieve these results and I know that they will want to join me in thanking their teachers for the support and advice which has made a big contribution to their success.

"We wish our students the very best for the future, which for many of them will include taking up places at some of the country’s best universities while others will be embarking on apprenticeships and other high quality routes directly into the world of work.

"Newman College continues to be the top-performing state school sixth form in Brighton and Hove and we are delighted that we can give our students such a great stepping stone to their futures.”

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