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A Level success at Thirsk School and Sixth Form College ...

26th August, 2023.

Students from the College celebrate their successful results

Students from Thirsk School and Sixth Form College have been celebrating another set of extremely strong A level results.

Despite a national context of falling grades, just under 50% of the results that students received at Thirsk were between an A* and a B grade.

This is a particularly extraordinary feat when it is considered how much unprecedented disruption there has been to this year group’s education due to Covid, and that these are the first public exams that these students have sat, after their GCSEs were cancelled in 2021.

We are so proud of all of them.

Some notable successes amongst this year’s results include Olivia Anderson (A*A*A), who is off to Lancaster University to study Physical Geography, Ivan Mellor (A*AAAB), who will be reading Mechanical Engineering at Newcastle, and Hollie Pallatina (AAA), who will be studying Fine Art at Edinburgh...

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