A-Level Results Day 2020: Long Road Sixth Form
Long Road Sixth Form College has been sharing some of the success stories from its students who have received their A-level results this morning (August 13).
In spite of the national picture showing many students have had their predicted results downgraded, there have still been some happy news from the college.
A spokesperson for the college said: “We are so proud of all our students today. Whatever grade they have been awarded, in whichever subject, we know that the class of 2020 will go on to do great things in this world. Through these testing times, they have developed the skills and strategies to thrive. The world surely needs this group of intelligent, resilient, creative, thoughtful, people. We can’t wait to see what they all do next.”
Kes Berry has secured a place at Oxford University to study for a BA in fine art.
Kes studied a level 3 extended diploma in art and design and has achieved an outstanding D*DD (three distinctions).
With these brilliant results, she is now off to study fine art at Worcester College, University of Oxford.
Ruth Laslett, head of visual and performing arts, said: “I am thrilled to see Kes will be able to follow her dream of studying BA Hons in fine art at Oxford University. She has shown 100 per cent commitment to her studies and has risen to the creative challenges presented by the extended diploma in art and design course here at Long Road.
“Throughout the course she was able to experiment and play with ideas and concepts, which were often informed by her exploration of her own identity and family. Her well deserved success has reconfirmed that choosing a vocational qualification in Art and Design can lead to amazing opportunities. Well done to Kes, it was an absolute pleasure to teach you and it inspires me to see you achieve so highly.”
One of the first results to be announced was from student Alex, who achieved an impressive A*, A and A in his A-levels and is now headed to university in Liverpool.
Alex joined Long Road from Comberton Village College and studied A-evels in English literature, history and sociology. Upon opening his results this morning, Alex was delighted to see a fantastic set of results with As in English literature and history and an A* in sociology. Alex is now going on to the study BA English literature at the University of Liverpool.
He told his tutors: “The best thing about studying at Long Road was the capacity given to study in your own unique way and not to be judged for that, but instead encouraged.”
Meanwhile, Jj Greene has achieved A,B,B in chemistry, biology and maths and will be studying to become a vet.
And Amy is heading to Nottingham University after scoring an impressive thee As in maths, chemistry and geography.
Artist Mo is celebrating achieving A*, A*, C in her A-levels and is now going to study a level 4 foundation diploma in art at Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University.
Previously studying at Bassingbourn Village College, Libby Taylor worked hard studying three A Levels at Long Road in PE, Psychology and Biology. She has achieved a brilliant set of results with A*’s in PE, Psychology and a B in Biology. She is now off to the University of Nottingham to study Sport and Exercise Science.
She said: “My favourite thing about Long Road was that it was so welcoming and all the teachers were kind, caring, knowledgeable and really supported me and helped me achieve the grades I got.”
Martin Attmore was awarded the Long Road Scholars Award when he joined from Impington Village College two years ago. He has made the most of his time at Long Road setting up the Long Road Film Club and recently publishing the first Long Road student film magazine ‘The Long Lens’. Martin achieved a truly wonderful set of results with a B in film studies A-level, D* D* (distinctions) in media level 3 diploma and a A* in the extended project qualification. Martin is now off to study filmmaking at the University of Sussex.
Congratulations to all!