High grades

STUDENTS at Winterbourne Academy achieved some “fantastic results”, with two achieving A* grades in all four of their subjects.

The school in Winterbourne, which takes some of its students from Frenchay, Downend, Emersons Green and Lyde Green, saw 22% of A-level grades at A* or A and 45% of vocational grades achieving Distinction* or Distinction.

In Spanish A-level, 67% of grades were A*-A, with 63% A*-A in computing, 53% A*-A in maths, 64% A*-A in further maths, and  45% A*-A in physics.

Among the high achievers was Ben Aubrey, of Emersons Green, with 3 A*s in maths, further maths and physics and an A in Computing. He will study maths at Bath University. 

Head teacher Jenny Cartwright said: “The determination and resilience of these students over the  past few years has been inspiring to watch. Teachers and students have worked hard together to  achieve these good results in unprecedented circumstances. ”