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2015 Exam Results

Students rejoice as Carmel College Continues to lead the way!

Carmel College is celebrating another wonderful year for GCSE and A Levels results.

GCSE Results

Over 80% of GCSE students gained 5 A*-C including English and Maths.

Amongst the great number of fantastic results some outstanding performances were achieved by Toby Gay with 9A*, Matthew Hopkins with 8A*’s and an A at A/S Religious Studies, Zoe Rankin and Alex Woodcock both also achieved 8A* grades.

In a year when examinations have gone through a year of change, papers being harder, only first entry counting and the examinations being sat at the end of the course we are delighted that Carmel continues to lead the way.

Sixth Form Excellence.

Students and staff at Carmel College have been celebrating a wonderful year of A level results. 1 in 3 gaining A/A*. 60% gained A*-B at A2. The Vocational Subjects also produced some excellent results with 75% gaining Distinction or Distinction*.

With some outstanding performances from individuals, Catherine Lavendar gained an A* in Geography and As in maths and history. She will read philosophy, economics and politics at Oxford University.

James Swainston, who started Carmel at 6th Form, was also flying high after achieving three A*s in maths, physics and electronics. Tiffany McConaghy who also came to Carmel for her A level studies from SFX in Richmond, achieved A’s in History and Maths and an A* in Religious Studies and will take up her place a Cambridge University to read Law.

Students are heading to Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial and other Russell Group universities. Many other students are now planning their university life reading subjects such as medicine, chemical engineering, history and philosophy.

These were just some of the fantastic performances from Carmel Students this year. Off to study medicine at Newcastle University Emma Morrison received three A*s in biology, chemistry and maths.

She said: “It will be a lot of hard work, another five years, but I am excited to go and start the course.” Joining her in medical studies but at Leeds University is Rachel Gunnell who also received 3 A*.

Mike Shorten, Head of School added “With 60% getting the A*-B, and nearly all students getting into their University of choice, this has been one of the highest performing years of A level students Carmel has seen.”

The college was a scene of rejoicing with students, parents and staff all sharing in the success of two years of dedication to study.

Chief Executive Officer Maura Regan said: “It’s been a great morning. A Levels are tough and our students have all worked hard and deserve their success. We are thrilled.”

Click here to read more about individual successes.

Click here to view photographs (by David Kitching, Carmel Education Trust IT Support/Media).