Bristol Free School is celebrating another terrific set of A Level and BTEC Results. Despite these students being significantly disrupted by the pandemic over a number of years, they demonstrated exceedingly high levels of resilience and dedication and have been amply rewarded for their efforts.
More than a third of students achieved at least one A* or A grade and all three students who applied for Medicine were successful.
It was an excellent year for performance in the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) with 100% of students achieving A*-B. Finally, a significant number of students will be in the first generation of their family to go to university or to study for a degree apprenticeship.
Some highlights include:
Gwen and Juliette – Gwen achieved three A* grades and Juliette three A* and one A. Both students are now off to Exeter to study Medicine.
Dan – Dan attained two A* grades and one A. He is heading to the University of Leeds to study Architectural Engineering.
James – James achieved two A* grades and two As. He will be going to Exter to study Computer Science.
Leaha – Leaha achieved Merit grades in BTEC Level 3 Applied Science and Health and Social Care.
Hebe – Hebe attained two A* grades and two As. She has secured a place at Birmingham University to study Chemistry.
Head of Sixth Form, Mr Smith, commented that ‘Pupils from Bristol Free School will enrol at university courses from Exeter to Edinburgh in a diverse set of fields. A number of students are