Director of Cowley Sixth Form praises continued resilience and determination

Students at Cowley Sixth Form College are celebrating their success on A-Level and vocational results day with some outstanding performances.

With a 99.4% pass rate and 73% of students achieving top grades across all subjects, it has been an exceptional year’s results with all students able to progress on to their chosen pathway.

One of the standout performers was Jasmina Rai who will now study a Masters degree in Geology and Geophysics at the University of Liverpool after achieving five A*s in French, Geography, Maths, Further Maths and Physics.

Head Boy Liam Downing achieved great results with two A*s and an A plus two Distinction* and will go on to study International Business, Finance and Economics at the University of Manchester, Ethan Jones earned four A*s and will progress to do Film Studies & English Literature at the University of Warwick while Molly Lewis will move to study Medicine at Queen Mary of London University having achieved three A*s and an A.

Many other students have excelled and are moving on to study their chosen subjects at university or to complete Apprenticeships in their desired career field.

Speaking about the college’s success this year, Director of Cowley Sixth Form, Deborah Faulkner, commented: “We are incredibly proud of how our students have performed this year.

“Once again, it has been an extremely challenging and disrupted year with a period of home learning, but they have coped admirably with the circumstances and shown a great deal of determination and resilience to get through it all.

“We must also pay thanks to parents and carers for their support and assistance through the home learning, as well as the staff who have worked tirelessly to ensure we delivered high quality remote lessons.

“This year group have been exceptional to work with. It has not been easy for them, so I could not be any more delighted as we say goodbye and good luck to students who are armed with the results they need for the next steps in their journey.”

Highlights from results day 2021:

99.4% pass rate across all subjects

73.4% of grades at A*- B at A Level or equivalent

145 grades at A*/A