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August 17th 2017

The Grange School Celebrates Outstanding A-Level Results

The Grange School continues to have outstanding Level 3 BTEC results. Following the recent national award as BTEC School of the Year for our approach to delivering BTEC courses, The Grange School is delighted to announce 100% D* to Pass (equivalent A* to C) for Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business Studies, BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Health Studies) and BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness)

Overall 83% of students were awarded three D* to D (equivalent to three A* to A) and 98% three D* to M (equivalent to three A* to B)

This is excellent news for the school who is earning a national reputation for educational excellence in this field.

We are thrilled with these exceptional results with very high numbers achieving the top grades.  I am extremely proud of them.  My staff deserve a huge vote of thanks for their continued dedication to the students and their high levels of professionalism. My heartfelt congratulations to the students who now have a brilliant platform upon which to make the next steps in their careers.

Ms Jane Asplin-Locke

I am really pleased for our students; it’s down to their outstanding commitment to their studies.  The partnership with local employers has really helped them to achieve the higher level grades and this has paved the way for their future success.  On a personal level I am delighted that their hard work and commitment has paid off and I wish them every success for the future.

Mrs Woodward, Head of Sixth Form.

Congratulations to the students who achieved the equivalent of three A* in BTEC Level 3 in Extended Diploma in Business Studies were Layla Anvarizadeh Mahtob, Yan Brown, Natasha Elmer, Elizabeth Horton, George Payne and Francesca Watson. BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Health Studies)

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Health Studies) were Autumn Barker, Rhian Brown and Daisy Parker.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) are Craig MacFarlane, Daniel MacKenzie and Nathan McAuliffe.

A number of our students once again have been accepted on University places including:

  • Yan Brown – reading Business at Bournemouth
  • Rhian Brown – Paediatric Nursing at Cardiff
  • Dan MacKenzie –  reading Physical Education at Southampton Solent
  • Autumn Barker – Reading Cardiology at Southampton
  • Mahtob Layla Anvarizadeh – reading Business at Bournemouth

Other students are taking a gap before their studies in America for the summer:

  • George Payne – Camp America
  • Craig MacFarlane – Football coaching

Students who have secured Apprenticeships include:

  • Elizabeth Horton – Penton Citroen
  • Francesca Watson – Apprenticeship in animal care

Future Plans:

From September 2018 we will be introducing a new Level 3 Engineering BTEC.  Designed in partnership with local employers the course offers students the opportunity to develop knowledge of the different engineering sectors through a flexible approach including up to 6 weeks work experience.   Content will be tailored to meet the interests of the students and will be studied both in the classroom and whilst on work experience.  The course will offer students the opportunity to progress swiftly onto an apprenticeship or undertake further study at university.