All Hallows Catholic School in Farnham reported ‘phenomenal’ A-Level and Level 3 BTEC exam results this summer, as 47 per cent of all grades were A*-A and 79 per cent were A*-B with a 100 per cent pass rate.

This year saw the return of public exams following their cancellation during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Despite Ofqual’s statement that results in summer 2022 would reflect a midpoint between summer 2019 and 2021 with few, if any, schools or colleges getting higher, students at All Hallows have achieved the best set of results in the college’s history.

Head of Sixth Form College Linda Jones said: “The students’ brilliant results are a very clear sign of the exceptional hard work and commitment they have demonstrated throughout their time at All Hallows and especially in the difficult circumstances of the past two years.

“We are so very proud of the outstanding effort and achievement of all our students in the Sixth Form.”

Achieving an incredible three or more A* in their A-level subjects were Aleena Biju, Johannes Coetzee, Daniel Cryer, Izzy Lowe, Samuel Pullen, Alexandra Roy, Jakob Stadler, Luke Stephens and Ellie Warr. Level 3 BTEC results were also fantastic with distinction* – the equivalent of A* – achieved by Rheanna Brindle, Cameron Chambers, Alex Crean, Yasmin Cronan, Aarju Gurung, Grace MacAdam and Aaron Siby.

And the fantastic results achieved across the board have enabled students to take the next steps in their journey.

Of particular note are Johannes Coetzee, Daniel Cryer, Izzy Lowe and Jakob Stadler who will be taking up their offer of a place at either Cambridge or Oxford.

And Kezia Stanford and Ellie Warr will be studying medicine at Cardiff University, while Joseph Gomes has been awarded a sports scholarship at Marian University in Minneapolis, in the USA.

As part of the wider success story, more than 80 per cent of students will be continuing with higher education, with all others either taking up apprenticeships, entering employment or taking a gap year.

Headteacher Mark Baines added: “The All Hallows family are incredibly proud of the success of our Year 13 students.

“My thanks go to the committed and excellent staff who have taught them.

“And also to the parents and carers whose love and support has supported their child and the school throughout their studies.

“We wish them every success and happiness as they take their next steps.”

The College at All Hallows welcomes applications from students from any secondary school and we are still accepting late applications for September 2023, with an open evening for the September 2023 intake on Thursday, September 22.