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A Level Results 2016

posted 25 Aug 2016, 03:34 by Unknown user   [ updated 25 Aug 2016, 03:35 ]
Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun are celebrating a good set of A level results again this year.
All students entered for two or more A levels gained a grade and the overall pass rate was up by just under 1% from last year.

The school also saw a significant increase in the number of A* and Distinction* grades.

Headteacher, Mark Jones said, “It’s a pleasure to announce that the school continues to perform well at A level and to see an improvement on last year’s grades. Many thanks to staff and students for their hard work and commitment. I wish all the students the very best in the next step in their careers.”

Additional congratulations go to Megan Price who achieved 2A* and 2A grades, Katie Rivers who achieved 1A* and 3A grades and Honor Broadstock who received 3 Distinction* and 1B grade. Katie will be studying Law at Oxford and Megan will be studying Biomedical Sciences at Cardiff. Honor will be studying Health and Social Care at Swansea University.

Other notable achievements included:
Sophie Davies and Gwen Morgan             1A* 3B
Meg Edwards, Jessica Jones and Megan Williams     1A*, 2B, 1C
Emilia Stevenson                     1A, 2B, 1C
Amie Jones                     1A*, 1Distinction*, 2C

Congratulations also to Dafydd Thomas who gained a scholarship to study Acting at the College of Music and Drama at Cardiff University and to Farah Jenkins who gained a scholarship to study Welsh and Law Swansea University.

The school also saw a significant increase in the number of A* grades in the Welsh Baccalaureate qualification, with nine A* grades compared with only two last year.