Students from Rainford High Sixth Form celebrated A-level and BTEC success this morning [Thursday 18 August].
Doors opened early and staff welcomed Year 13 students, and their families, as they collected their results with anticipation.
After two years of grades being based on teacher assessments, students around the country were able to sit exams again after the disruption caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Some of Rainford High Sixth Form’s most remarkable successes today included Katy Bradshaw who achieved A*, A, A and will go on to study English literature and history at Edge Hill University.
Scott Bretherton with distinction *, A*, A* will study business management at the University of Reading.
Rebecca Crawley achieved A, A*, A*, A* and is off to study modern and medieval languages at St Catharine’s at the University of Cambridge.
Daniel Marsh secured four A*’s and will study maths at Durham University.
Beth Roberts received three A*’s and is heading to the University of Manchester to study chemistry.
Mr Ian Young, principal of Rainford High, said: “Over the past couple of years, Year 13 have put a tremendous amount of effort into their studies and today is proof of that. Despite the ongoing pandemic, the students have performed amazingly, and they should all be very proud of their achievements.
“We will miss them a lot but we are incredibly excited for their next steps and know that they will excel at work or university life.”