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Outstanding A level results for Monmouth School for GirlsAugust 17th, 2017
Pupils at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools are today celebrating an outstanding set of A level results.
The two schools gained twice the national average for the top A level grades.
At Monmouth School for Girls, 17% were A* grades and 54% were A* to A.
One girl – Amelia from Chepstow – was awarded four A*s and will be reading maths at Imperial College London.
A total of 75% of the girls were awarded A* to B grades and more than a third (34%) achieved three or more A to A* grades.
Deputy Head Girl, Kathryn, from Abergavenny, has secured her place at Oxford University, where she will study history, after being awarded two A*s, A and an A* in her Extended Project Qualification.
Head Girl, Amber, achieved three As and will be reading law at the University of Bristol.
“I am very surprised and over the moon with my results,” said Amber, who lives in St Weonards.
“I woke up at 6am to look at my results online and I ran into my mum’s room screaming because I was so pleased.
“I am so excited about going to university because I want to be a solicitor.”
Forces boarder Emily was awarded A, B and C and has secured a full rowing scholarship to attend the University of Connecticut in the USA.
Julia achieved A*, B, C and will be taking up a place at the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design.
Bethan, the founder of the Monmouthshire Youth Parliament, achieved two A*s and an A to study English literature at the University of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland.
Dr Caroline Pascoe, Headmistress of Monmouth School for Girls, said: “We have achieved a great set of results in the first year of the new linear A levels.
“More than half of all grades were A* to A and over a third of all candidates achieved three or more A to A* grades.
“It is a huge relief when the hard work and dedication of staff and pupils pays off and the girls achieve their personal best, whether that is an A*, A, B or C grade.
“We wish our students every success as they move on to the exciting next stage of their lives.”