Steyning Grammar School A Level results: Students ‘have flourished’ despite pandemic

Steyning Grammar School has congratulated its students for their excellent A Level results this year.

Thursday, 13th August 2020, 11:25 am
Erin Cooper and Cat Large collect their results

The school said the results reflected ‘their hard work and commitment throughout their time at Steyning Grammar School’.

Co-Headteachers, Mr Kennedy and Mrs Nicol, said: ‘Despite the pandemic and the loss of face to face learning time it caused, our year 13 students have flourished; we wish them every success on the next step of their journeys into further study or the workplace.

“We couldn’t be prouder of them and all that they have achieved academically and socially.”

Students queue up to find out their results

Results in applied qualifications showed ‘phenomenal progress’ for the third consecutive year, the school said.

It congratulated both Erin Cooper and Cat Large for achieving D*D* in BTEC Diploma in Sport.

The school has also singled out the achievements of some A Level students for their impressive grades.

Oli Shephard achieved four A* grades and will be moving on to study Natural Sciences at the University of Bath.

Student Amber Wright

Mide Odutola achieved A*A*AA and will be going on to study Theoretical Physics at Durham University.

Amber Wright celebrated A*A*AA grades and will progress to study Natural Science at Cambridge University.

Beth Smith, who secured A*AAA, and Tom Masters, who received A*AAA, have both secured places to study Medicine.

Shaun Coughlan achieved three A* grades and will be attending Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, to study Modern and Medieval Languages.

Oli Shepherd

Many Steyning Grammar Students will be going into Degree Apprenticeships, which offer the opportunity to get hands on work experience alongside studying for a university degree.

Dom Beasley will take up a Degree Apprenticeship at Thales Software Engineering and Stephen Gearing will be progressing to an Apprenticeship at Siemens with a Business Degree.

A school spokesman said: “We are grateful to our fantastic Sixth Form teaching and pastoral teams that have supported our Year 13 students throughout their time at Steyning.

“Our sustained excellent results, across all our subjects, show the learning character of our students and the depth of the subject expertise of our teachers.

Outdoor results

“Our Year 13 cohort should focus on the many happy memories that they have made throughout their time as they take the next steps in their futures.

“We wish them every success and happiness.”

Collecting results
Olivia Gardner-Stanbridge