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Results success for Brockenhurst College students

More than 500 A Level students at Brockenhurst College received their results today (Thursday), with the overall pass rate recorded at 97.4%.

The percentage of A Level students achieving A* to B grades was 48.5%, with over 72.7% achieving A* to C grades across all their subjects.

One-hundred percent pass rates were achieved across 18 A Level subjects.

This year’s exam season marked the first time since 2019 that students have sat formal written assessments rather than being awarded teacher assessed grades.

The overall A Level pass rate was up by 2.4 percentage points on 2019, with A* to B grades up 10.6 percentage points and A* to C grades up 7.3 percentage points.

Students who joined Brock with an average of grade 6 or above at GCSE achieved a 99% overall pass rate, with 63% achieving A*-B grades and 85% A*-C grades.

Meanwhile, Vocational students collectively achieved a 99.4% pass rate across a cohort of 335 learners.

On Vocational Level 3 courses 54.3% of students achieved a triple Distinction or above, which is the equivalent of achieving three A or A* grades at A Level.

Keagan Love achieved Chemistry (A*), Maths (A*), Product Design (A). The former New Forest Academy pupil said: “I’m really happy with my results – they’ve secured my place at the University of Oxford to study Chemistry. I’m really excited to take my next steps and see how everything works at Oxford. I’m also really thankful to Brockenhurst College for getting me through my A Levels. It’s been quite stressful, but all the work has paid off.”

Finn Doig achieved Computer Science (A*), Maths (A*), Further Maths (A*), Physics (A*). The former Priestlands pupil said: “I’m really happy with my results. I wasn’t sure that I would get what I wanted, but I came here today and got more than I wanted. I’m chuffed to bits. I’m now going on to study Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bath. I want to thank all my teachers – they’ve helped me so much along the way by helping me manage my workload and preparing me for my exams.”

Abby Parsons achieved Psychology (A*), Sociology(A*) and Biology (A). The former Parkstone Grammar School student said:“I’m so pleased with my results – I didn’t think I would do this well. I’m over the moon and I wouldn’t have been able to do it without my teachers. They’ve been so encouraging and supportive, and they’ve never given up on me. I’m now going to the University of Southampton to do Adult and Child Nursing.”

Georgina Bollom achieved Media Studies (A*), English Literature (A), Film Studies (A). The former Priestlands School student said: “I’m really, really happy with my results. I really didn’t think I’d get these grades. I’m very happy I can now go on to uni. I’m going to go to Arts University Bournemouth to study Film Production and after that I might do my masters. Being at Brock really helped me. My teachers were really helpful with my exam preparation.”

Harry Chiplin studied an Extended Diploma in IT (QCF) and achieved D*, D*,D. The former Redbridge Community School pupil said: “I’m really happy with my results, my teachers helped me a lot, and I worked really hard. In the future I plan to study Software Engineering at Bournemouth University.”

Millie Duguid achieved Philosophy (A*), Sociology (A*), Biology (A). The former Bournemouth School for Girls student said: “I’m very happy with my results. I wasn’t sure if I would get into university or not – it’s been a very tough year, but I’m very happy with how I did. I’m really grateful to all my teachers for being so supportive. They’ve always helped me whenever I’ve needed it, so I’m very grateful to them. I’m now going to the University of Birmingham to do Environmental Science with a professional placement abroad in Australasia.”

Danny Andrew achieved English Language (A*), Spanish (A*), Politics (A). The former Grange School pupil said: “I am very happy with my results. I think the one thing that really helped me at Brock was that my teachers were always contactable. Literally, whenever I had any questions, I could email them, and they would come straight back to me. I am now going to Lancaster University to study Spanish and Linguistics.”

Vice Principal Simon Lovegrove said: “On behalf of everyone at Brockenhurst College, I want to congratulate every student who achieved the results they needed to guarantee their next steps.

“Many of this year’s cohort have not taken external exams since their SATs in Year 6, which makes their achievements even more remarkable.”

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