Education

Lucy sees stars in her eyes

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Congratulations to Lucy Poskitt from Harrogate, Y11 pupil at The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL), who saw ten A*s when she opened her GCSE results. Lucy said: When I opened my results I thought they were the wrong ones at first. I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. I’ve lost a £20 bet that I had with my friend who ... Read More »

Impressive results for Rossett students

Lorna Roberts, Amber Phillips and Alex Dallas will all be going on to sixth form after getting their GCSE results at Rossett School

Rossett School in Harrogate is celebrating after its GCSE students achieved another impressive set of exam results. Overall, 96 per cent of pupils got at least five GCSEs at A*-G and a total of 85 per cent of pupils achieved at least five A*-C grades. Meanwhile, 70 per cent gained five passes including English and maths – the Government’s gold ... Read More »

Ashville pupils celebrate GCSE success

Ashville GCSE results 2014

A*s were once again in prevalence at Harrogate’s Ashville College with more than half of those who sat this year’s GCSE exams achieving at least one A* in their results and a record 18 pupils achieved a clean sweep of 10 or more A*/A grades. Anna Floyd headed the girls’ achievements with 11 A*s while Elliott Morris’s 10 A*s and ... Read More »

51% increase in A*s at Harrogate Ladies’ College

Hannah Schofield, Alice Brown (10 A*), Maisy Farrington

Girls and staff are thrilled by a 51% increase in the number of A*s awarded at GCSE at HLC. Over 1 in 4 exams taken attained this top grade (28%), 55% achieving A*-A and 79% awarded A*-B. Following the trend of last week’s A level results these achievements reflect the talent and enthusiasm of both pupils and teachers at HLC. ... Read More »

Leeds Grammar School students A-Level success

From left to right are students from the Harrogate area: Alicia Walker, Edward Kerr, Anna Poskitt, Max Elgot, Chris Whitehead, Thomas Davidson

Thomas Davidson, an upper sixth form student at The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) from Harrogate, saw four stars before his eyes when he opened his A-level results. Tom attained these stellar results in chemistry, maths, further maths and physics. He has a place at Imperial College, London to study computing (international programme of study). Fellow student Edward Kerr also ... Read More »

Impressive results for Rossett Students

Smiles all round on A Level results day at Rossett School

Students at Rossett School in Harrogate are celebrating after receiving their A Levels. The overall pass rate for the school was 98 per cent, with 17 per cent A* and A grades (an increase on last year), and 37 per cent A*-B. Headteacher Pat Hunter said: This year’s Year 13 have worked incredibly hard for these results and they thoroughly ... Read More »

Double sporting victory for Ashville College siblings

Lucy Lister (front row far right) and the members of the victorious Yorkshire Jets netball team

Ashville College in Harrogate has seen two of its pupils achieve a Yorkshire sporting family double. Siblings Lucy and Harry Lister have both competed for the county in separate sporting disciplines – Lucy as a member of the Yorkshire Jets netball team and brother Harry as a member of the Yorkshire Schools U19 cricket squad. Lucy, who is in Year ... Read More »