Following their hard work and endeavours, A level students at Ysgol Bro Gwaun have been rewarded with a very commendable set of A level results, a noteable feature this year being the significant increase in those achieving the acclaimed A* grade.
Top ‘star man’ was William Thomas with an outstanding set of results – 3A*, A & B grades. (A* Maths, A* Further Maths, A* Physics, A WBQ and B French). He will study Maths at Bath University.
Other excellent individual performances included -
Simran Mann who will study Dentistry at Bristol University - A Maths, A Biology, A Chemistry, A WBQ.
Morgan Edmonds who will defer for a year before going to Bristol to study Environmental Geoscience - A Maths, A Biology, A WBQ, B Physics.
Clara Cafolla-Ward will study Physics with Maths at Southampton University – A* Maths, A WBQ, B Biology and B Physics.
Samuel Hurst will study Marine Biology and coastal Ecology at Plymouth University - A Maths, A Biology, A WBQ, C Chemistry.
Alastair Davies will study Geology at Durham University – A Biology, A WBQ, B Chemistry, B Geography, C Physics AS.
Cameron Stewart will study Politics at Royal Holloway University, London – A History, A WBQ, B Religious Studies and C French.
Eilish John will study Biomedical Science at Cardiff University – A WBQ, B Maths, B Chemistry and C Biology.
Headteacher, Mrs Nerys Nicholas, announced her delight at the pupils’ success, and paid tribute to the commitment of both the pupils and staff in ensuring that individual and whole-school goals and aspirations were realised. She applauded the success of these young people. ‘I wish our young students all the best as they embark on a new chapter in their lives. I hope they will utilise the skills and knowledge accrued at Ysgol Bro Gwaun, to focus on their chosen career path and to move forward with confidence and enthusiasm to achieve their dreams. The success of these students is attributed to the efficient team work at Ysgol Bro Gwaun. Staff work tirelessly to support, advise, inform and inspire our pupils. As headteacher, and on behalf of the governing body, I thank everyone for their continued support, and interest in the school’s progress and development. We also acknowledge fully our appreciation of parents and carers co-operation, and the wider support of the community at large’.