Lancing College celebrate 2018 A level results
PUBLISHED: 09:50 20 August 2018 | UPDATED: 09:51 20 August 2018
In the first year of the reformed - and more challenging - vast majority of A Level subjects, Lancing College is delighted to report another very strong round of results
• 55% of all examinations at A grade or better and 76% at A*- B grade
• 25% of the Upper Sixth cohort of students achieved a clean sweep of A grades or better in all of their examinations with two students achieving a clean sweep of A* grades
• Six pupils have successfully gained a place at Oxford or Cambridge
• Other popular university destinations in 2018 include: UCL, Imperial College, Manchester
• 15% of pupils are going on to study Bioscience and Medicine at university
Commenting on the results Dominic Oliver, Head Master said: “I am delighted at the results this year. Our pupils have continued to respond well to the changing demands of the A Level system introduced two years ago. We have again seen exceptional results from pupils who have been at Lancing since the age of 13 as well as those who joined us just for the Sixth Form.
Results and destinations
Eunice Adeoyo joined Lancing on a scholarship from Trinity School, Lewisham, a state sector Woodard School. She will read English at King’s College in the University of Cambridge, having gained excellent grades in English Literature, History and Latin.
Harry Dichmont has been an outstanding scholar, chorister and musician for the last five years as well as a school prefect. Harry leaves having gained an A* in Music along with an A grade in Mathematics and a B grade in Spanish to study music at the internationally reputed Manchester University music course.
Amelia (Milly) Jones joined in the Sixth Form onto the sporting programme and has represented the College in the senior team of all girls’ sports. She leaves to attend Exeter University to read Geography having gained an A grade in Geography and a B grade in Business at A Level in addition to two starred Distinctions (the equivalent to two A*s at A Level) in the BTEC Diploma in Sport.
Daphne Manthiou joined the College in the Sixth Form and has benefitted greatly from the College’s medical preparation programme, scoring an A*, two A grades and a B grade. Daphne will go on to read Medicine at the University of East Anglia.