Laurelhill Community College
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Back100% of Sixth Form students make the grade at A-Level

“Today is the day to celebrate the achievements of our students.”

Growing from strength to strength Laurelhill Community College celebrates continued examination success with a set of A-Level results that are once again well in excess of the Northern Ireland average for non-Grammar schools, maintaining the college’s position amongst the highest performing schools in their sector for post-16 study.

Celebrating with students and staff, Principal Mr James Martin said: “I am extremely proud of the students’ achievements in Laurelhill and delighted with our continued success at post-16 study.”

Many students in Year 14 attained outstanding results including, Morgan McFarland who achieved an A in Art and Design and two Bs in Applied Biology and Design and Design and Technology leaves to study BDes (Hons) Product and Furniture Design at University of Ulster. Victoria Osborne also achieved a fantastic set of A-Level results gaining an A* in ICT, an A in Sociology and a C in History, excited now to begin a BA (Hons) Criminology at QUB. Tonderai Msonza achieved an A in Mathematics, B in Business and a C in Health and Social Care, he commences his studies at University of Northampton in Accounting with finance. Jack Bartholomew leaves with two Bs in Applied ICT and History and a Distinction star in Applied Science and to commence his studies BA (Hons) History with the University of Ulster. Head Girl, Hannah Buckingham, is off to study Animation and the Manchester Metropolitan University after achieving an A* in Art, a C in Health and Social Care and a Distinction star in Applied Science.

The College also celebrates another year of success in Child Care Education (CACHE) with three students achieving triple A grades in the new extended diploma. Congratulations to Gabriella Silvestri, Shania Wilson and Katelin Stewart. Gabriella and Shania are continuing their studies at Liverpool University in Early Years Education. We wish all CACHE students every success in their future careers.

Reflecting on a very successful day, Mr Martin thanked parents for their continued support and the strongly committed teaching staff within the college to help students realise their potential, “100% of pupils are leaving Laurelhill with 2 or more A levels this year, I offer my congratulations to every single student. Today is a day to celebrate the achievements of our students. Laurelhill is a College where students of all abilities and backgrounds achieve and our students have excelled in all areas of the curriculum. We wish all of our students every success as they progress to University, further education and employment.”

Mr Martin congratulates Tony Msonza who achieved an A, B and C in his A-Levels

Fantastic results for Laurelhill student Morgan McFarland who achieved an A and two Bs in his A-Levels

Deputy Head Girl Ashton Spence achieved a B in Health and Social Care, Distinction in Performing Arts and a Distinction Star in Sport

Jack Bartholomew celebrates A-Level success with two Bs and a Disntinction star in Applied Biology

Congratulations to Laurelhill student Victoria Osborne who achieved a fantastic set of A-Level results, A star, A, C

Congratulations to Laurelhill student Andrew Martin who achieved a B and two Cs in his A-Levels

Congratulations to Ashleigh Woods who celebrates A-Level success with her sister and past pupil of Laurelhill Chantelle Woods

Another year of CACHE success at Laurelhill, Mrs Beckett pictured with Year 14 CACHE students