A-level results: Loreto pupils enjoy record-breaking year

Loreto Grammar School's high flyers
Loreto Grammar School's A-level high flyers

Loreto Grammar School’s high flyers were leading the way with a record breaking set of A-level results.

Over 76% of all grades were at A* to B up from 74% last year, with the young academics now looking forward to studying challenging courses at leading universities across the full spectrum of disciplines.

Loreto Grammar School headteacher Jane Beever said: “Loreto Grammar School goes from strength to strength with the girls able to meet our and their own high expectations through hard work and a sheer love of learning.”

Mrs Beever added: “All the staff feel it is a privilege to work such fine young women who also do so much outside of class and in the wider community to make their mark.”

Pictured are just some of Loreto’s students who got at last three straight A* and A grades: From left to right on the front row are: Maeve Lewis, 18, from Bowdon, who will study history at sheffield; Gemma Dineen, 18, from Altrincham, who will study psychology at Newcastle; Nina Rawlings, 18, from Hale, who will study industrial economics at Nottingham; Grainee Flynn, 18, from Culcheth who is going to Leeds to read drama; Sophie Jenkins, 18, from Altrincham, who will read psychology and sociology at Newcastle; Lucia Simmons, 18, from Altrincham who will read biology at Bristol; Olivia Kelly, 18, from Sale, who is going to Sheffield to read zoology; Alexandra Gill-Lewis, who will read physics at Birmingham; and Helena Cartledge, 18, from Altrincham, who will take an art foundation at Manchester Metropolitan.

One the back row are Ellen Jackson, 18, from Warrington, who will read chemical engineering at Birmingham; Georgia Mannion, 18, from Timperley, who will read psychology at York; Charlotte Ackers, 18, from Lower Whitley, who is going to Durham to read natural sciences; Ruth Wynn, 18, from Sale, who is going to read Arabic and French at University College London; Helena Stiles, 18, from Bramhall, who is going to St Andrews to read medicine; Nadia French, 18, from Heald Green, who is gong to Queen’s Belfast to read medicine; Annabel Butcher, 18, from Altrincham, who is going to Keele to read medicine; Mary Saunders, from Handforth, 18, who is going to read mathematics at Leeds; Morgan Sheridan, 18, from Altrincham who is going to read politics, philosophy and economics at Leeds; and Mary Barry, 18, from Timperley, who is going to Durham to read natural sciences.

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