A Level joy at Walton High

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Walton High are celebrating their outstanding achievements, with 28 students gaining the equivalent of three or more A star or A grades and 68 attaining at least one.

Performance across the curriculum was pleasing for the school and students were particularly successful in Biology, Chemistry, Drama, Economics, French, Maths, Further Maths and Spanish.

BTEC National students at have also achieved well in Applied Science, Business, Health and Social Care, Media Production, Performing Arts and Sport, with 83 per cent awarded at least one Distinction or Distinction Star and 22 students achieving a minimum of triple Distinction or Distinction Star.

More than 100 students are taking up offers at universities across the country, including: Priyasha Vadera studying Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge, Charlie Caird studying Medicine at Imperial College London, Andrew Gladman, studying Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia) and Akhil Jadeja studying Medical Science at Leeds.

Not all students are choosing to go to university. James Hyland has secured a much sought after apprenticeship with Network Rail where there were 50 applicants for each place. Others are taking up a wide range of training opportunities or are going straight into employment.

A school spokesman said: “We are delighted with the achievements of our students and wish them continued success in their future pathways.”