A Levels 2023: Ursuline College celebrates ‘phenomenal’ results

Results day at Ursuline College

Ursuline College in Westgate says its students have achieved “phenomenal” A Level results this year with more than a third obtaining B grade or higher.

Overall, 64% of students achieved A*-C grades with a 96% pass rate.

A Level results are now moving towards pre-pandemic levels and the higher grades are more challenging to reach than last year,. The school also has 50% of students achieving an equivalent of A* or A grades in BTEC results and a 99% pass rate.

Stand out performances came from James Cole, Head Boy, who has gained A* in Finance, A* equivalent in Business and A in Maths, and Hannah Binu who chose to take vocational qualifications to follow her dream of going to university to become a nurse. Hannah has received exceptional grades of Distinction *, Distinction, Distinction (A*AA equivalent)  in Health and Social Care.

Johnny Joyce, Director of Sixth Form said: “These results are a testament to all the students and their dedicated teachers. We are thrilled for them all and proud of all they have achieved.”

Headteacher Danielle Lancefield said: “We are exceptionally proud to celebrate these achievements with our students. Their success is down to the hard work they have shown with their A Level and BTEC courses.

“The commitment of our students has been supported by their families and inspired by our amazing teachers at Ursuline College who have supported them in the classroom each day. “As our students move on to their next chapter, we wish them all the best and congratulate them on their successes.

“Both staff and students have worked extremely hard to secure results that firmly place us as one of the leading providers of A Level and BTEC qualifications in Thanet.”