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Students, staff and proud parents celebrate A'Level Success

After weeks of waiting nervously for their results, Year 13 students were able to celebrate their hard work and success.

Students at King Edward VII Science and Sport College are celebrating the successful end to A level studies.  Despite a tragic and traumatic start to the year which affected many students in year 13, students have demonstrated real resilience and determination to succeed.  Everyone who wanted to has secured a place at university (87%) and others have secured high level apprenticeships.

The number of students gaining the top grades of  A*-C is 65% with a 97% pass rate overall.  Of special mention are the following students who all obtained 3 A or A* grades:

Abigail Leake,                      A*, A*, A

Abbi is excited to be going to study graphic design at Sheffield Hallam University.

Emily Smith,                         A*,A, A

Emily is going to the University of Leeds to study medical science.

She said “I have had such a good four years, all of the staff were so supportive.  The teachers have worked tirelessly to ensure that we were confident with the lesson material.”

Joanna Marsden                A*, A, A

Joanna is going to study Bio-Medical Science at Birmingham University.  She expressed gratitude to the staff at the College and said, “They helped me to decide which subjects were best and helped me to choose which university was best for me.  I have met amazing people and great teachers.”

Jake Shaw                           A*,A, A

Jake is heading to the University of Nottingham to continue his passion for physics.

Dominika Peczkowska     A, A, A,

UCL is the destination for Dominika where she will study politics and East European studies.  She said, “I have really enjoyed my time at King Edward and looked forward to my lessons and seeing my friends.”

Of the students choosing to follow apprenticeships, Zoe Betts has secured an apprenticeship in digital media and marketing, and Sherilyn Wileman a higher level apprenticeship in hairdressing.

We are very proud of all our super Year 13 students and wish them every success for the future.



King Edward VII Science and Sport College is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England with Company Number 8158225 and has a registered office at Warren Hills Road, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 4UW