Well Done Class of 2022! Rainhill Sixth Form and FEFA proudly celebrates 2022 A-level and Applied General results

Following a disrupted 2 years of education Rainhill Sixth (RH6) are pleased to report outstanding achievements by their students in their A-levels and Level 3 qualifications this summer. The average A-level grade awarded is a B and for Applied General is a Distinction* (in line with pre-pandemic exam results).

Students applying to university were not disappointed as over 95% secured their first choice place despite the forecasted problems by UCAS, testament to the support and guidance provided by the school.

Success stories are as outlined below:

Nathan O’Keefe, University of Sheffield to study Mechanical Engineering with a placement year. Maths A*, Further Maths A*, Chemistry A* and Physics A*.

Connor Mahoney, University of Loughborough, to study reading Aeronautical Engineering with a placement year. Maths A*, Physics A* and Geography A*.

Sophie Kenny, graduate apprenticeship with legal firm DLA Piper in Leeds. Geography A*, Psychology A, and English Language B.

Ella Green, University of York to study Psychology. Psychology A, English Literature A and Maths B.

Jasmine Hancock, Liverpool Hope University to study Fine Art. Art A, Health & Social Care Distinction*Distinction.

Samuel Ferguson University of Dundee to study Biomedical Sciences. Biology A, Chemistry A and Geography A.

Ethan Watts, University of Lancaster to study Law with a placement year. A* in Law, A in Geography and a B in English Language.

Jack Robinson, University of Loughborough to study Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying (with placement year) after securing an A* in Geography A*, Maths B and Art Graphics B.

Anthony Cunningham, Director RH6 commented: “All our students, including those at our partner provider FEFA, coped exceptionally well with some difficult educational circumstances to sit their first ever set of public examinations. As a group they all rose to the occasion securing some excellent exam results and providing some exciting stories around progression and their next steps. We wish them all the best of luck for the future and will encourage them to come back and share their stories to inspire our younger students through our alumni programme.”

Josie Thorogood, Headteacher said: “We are immensely proud of all the work and achievements of our students. Students have had to show a real strength of character to achieve such fantastic results. Teachers and parents worked tirelessly to ensure students, despite the challenges of COVID, were in the best possible position to complete their exams. These results are the product of this hard work their tenacity. We are very proud of them all and we look forward to seeing what they will achieve in the future.”