A Level Results Day 17.8.22


18 August 2022  


Sixth Formers secure their first-choice university places after achieving a superb set of A Level results

~ 100% pass rate across the board, with 44% of entries scoring A*-A grades ~

Midhurst Rother College is celebrating today as Sixth Formers confirm their places at high-quality university destinations, after receiving an excellent set of A Level results.

Despite a challenging few years due to the pandemic, an impressive 44% of entries at the school achieved A*-A grades. With an overall 100% pass rate, 71% of entries achieved A*-B grades and 91% of entries achieved A*-C grades. Testament to their hard work and academic prowess, three students at the school were awarded all A*s.

In light of these accomplishments, students at the school have been able to secure places at their first-choice universities – with a number going on to some of the country’s top Russell Group institutions.  

Among the Sixth Formers celebrating, standout successes include: 

  • Luke Dee, who achieved A*s in Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Further Maths. Luke will be going on to study Biomedicine at Imperial College London.
  • Ben Welch, who achieved A*s in Computer Science, Maths and Physics. Ben will be taking up a place at the University of Bath to study Engineering.
  • Will West, who achieved A*s in Computer Science, Maths and Further Maths. Will has secured a place at the University of Birmingham to read Maths.
  • Sebastian Searle-Donoso, who achieved A*s in Geography and Maths and an A in Psychology. Sebastian will be studying Psychology at Cardiff University.
  • Grace Shepherd, who achieved an A* in Drama and As in Geography, Psychology, and Sociology. Grace will be going on to study Musical Theatre at the University of Chichester.
  • Annabelle Thacker, who achieved an A* in Fine Art, As in English Literature and Textile Design and a B in Photography. Annabelle has secured a place at the University for the Creative Arts to study Fashion.
  • Jacob Ferris, who achieved A*s in Computer Science and Maths and a B in Religion and Philosophy. Jacob will be taking up a place at Exeter to study Computer Science.
  • Tabitha Hall-Parker, who achieved an A* in Maths and As in Further Maths and Religion and Philosophy. Tabitha will be studying Maths at the University of Birmingham.
  • Maisie Clark, who achieved an A* in Geography and As in Maths and Physics. Maisie has secured a place at the University of Bath to study Physics.
  • Keerthi Sathananthan, who achieved As in Biology, Chemistry and Maths.
  • Marta O’Sullivan, who achieved As in Maths, Physics and Religion and Philosophy. Marta will be reading Physics at the University of Lancaster.
  • Hazel Fox, who achieved As in English Literature, Music and Psychology.
  • Amelia Field, who achieved As in History, Politics and Sociology. Amelia will be going on to the University of Exeter to study Politics.

Alongside these impressive university destinations, the school’s Head Boy Sam Rump who achieved B, B, C grades is set to join the Royal Navy in January 2023.

Commenting on this year’s A Level results, Stuart Edwards, Principal at Midhurst Rother College, said:  

“Many congratulations both to our Sixth Formers and wider Sixth Form team on what is an exceptional set of A Level results. These results are a highly impressive display of the resilience and determination of our young people who, despite the challenges of the past few years, have remained entirely committed to their learning.

“Each year, our A Level results get stronger as more and more of our students are accepted onto outstanding degree courses. What is particularly important is ensuring that each young person goes on to study the right course for them and I am particularly pleased that this year we have such a great variety of university acceptances.

Assistant Principal, Roger Burton, stated these are:

“Testament to our students’ own hard work, as well as the enduring support of our staff, that so many students have achieved so highly. Thank you to the Sixth Form team and all supporting staff for the ongoing guidance and advice they have provided to our young people.”  

“Our 2022 cohort have been fantastic role models to their peers across the school and I have no doubt that today’s results will serve to inspire our incoming Year 13 students. I am very much looking forward to watching our alumni continue to go from strength to strength as they enter the next stage of their education, or indeed the world of work. Congratulations once again to all those who are celebrating today.”

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