Students and teachers at Holcombe Grammar School gathered – at a safe distance – to collect A Level results
The long-awaited A Level results day was met with a bubble of excitement as, pandemic aside, it has been another outstanding year for the high-performing school, with many students overcoming personal hurdles and challenges, to go on and gain places at top universities.
A Level results day had a very different air to previous years, while still very much the providing the same intentions. Some students held their envelopes to their chest, scared to open them. Others tore at them desperate to know which path the results sheet would put them on.
Lee Preston, Principal at Holcombe Grammar was thrilled with the performance of the sixth form students and said:
“I send my fullest congratulations to each and every one of them; their success is down to their hard work over 2 years and their continuous drive to succeed.
“I wish them all the luck in the world as they embark on new and exciting adventures.”
Madison, a student at the school, said:
“I am so happy with my results, I got B, B, and C… I’m off to study Law and live my best life for the next three years!”
The teachers at Holcombe were full of admiration, praise and celebration for their students as they navigated an unprecedented A Level results day. Mr Philips high-elbowed student Madison Longuet to celebrate her BB and C grades.
Jack Brisley was excited to learn that his grades, As in both Chemistry and Physics along with A*s in FM and Maths, have secured his place at Cambridge University to study chemical engineering.
Elliott Odom will be taking his two A*s and an A to Bristol University, while Oliver Lee with three As in Business Studies, History and Psychology will see him embark on a degree in History at Holloway.
Amazing success was achieved by many students across Holcombe, including Lauren Snoek, who achieved ABAA, Jesse Akinbadewa, who gained BAA, and Johannes Sadler who received A*A*A*.