A Level Results

A Level Examination Results 2017

We are delighted to announce that students at Rishworth School have performed extremely well in the A-level exams and secured places at outstanding universities and courses including medicine, veterinary science and engineering both within the UK and abroad. Rishworth students have again performed well above the national benchmark and achieved another record pass rate.

• 24% A*-A
• 48% A*-B
• 75% A*-C
• 93% A*-D
• The top students achieved their string of A*-A grades
• The average UCAS point-score per candidate was equivalent to BBC
• Students are taking up places at top Russell group and international universities in Spain, Switzerland, Australia and Hong Kong.

The Headmaster, Alastair Gloag, comments:

“We are deeply proud of the achievements of our students in this year’s A-level examinations particularly as there has been so much flux and uncertainty around the changes to the qualification. They have worked extremely hard and, as young people do when all around them is shifting, have remained focused on what they have needed to do and I know that they will move into the next phase of their lives as confident, capable and considerate individuals.

These record results represent a huge amount of dedication and hard work and I would like to publicly thank my hugely talented and committed staff for everything that they have done to support our students. The two Sixth Form years are so very important and I am proud of the mastery and the ongoing care and support that students at Rishworth receive from their teachers.

In the interests of students’ entitlement to privacy, and in the light of the responses received in the past from parents to a school circular which asked for their views about the publication of examination results, Rishworth School is continuing its policy of not publishing without consent the results of individual students.”

Headmaster, Rishworth School, Ripponden, W. Yorks.

August 2017






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