Students of Rainhill Sixth Form Centre are again celebrating an outstanding set of A-Level and Vocational examination results. Results have improved for the fourth year in a row, meaning we have excellent exam results at Level 3 here at Rainhill

The overall proportion of students achieving the highest grades A*, A or B grades has risen by 2% this year, and are well above local and national averages. Students have passed their courses and are off to destinations of their choice.

“I am delighted that our students’ A level exam results are so good” said Director of Sixth Form, Mr Richard Edge, “they can all progress to the next stage of their career. The personalised approach at Rainhill, coupled with first class teaching, is the key to this success.”

The Arts Academy at Rainhill again pulled it out of the bag, producing outstanding results at A-level and BTEC. Particularly, Emily Jones who achieved the highest grade possible in all of her subjects, the equivalent of 5 A* grades and Aimee Arrowsmith who gained 5 Distinction* grades covering Art Graphics, Photography and Fine Art. Emily is going on the study an Art Foundation Degree at Winstanley College, Wigan and Aimee is set to go to Chester University to study Graphic Design and Photography.


Academic students also performed well, gaining excellent exam results at Rainhill. Elite students, Laura McCabe and Emily Green both gained places at their first choice Russell group universities. Laura, who gained two A grades in her English A-levels, is going to study English at Newcastle University and Emily has a place to study History at Exeter. Jessica Lowe, Morgan Swift and Liam Barrett, also gained excellent results, with A grades in History all round. Jessica and Liam are now on their way to Liverpool University and Morgan to York.

Lucas Bruce amazed himself, gaining an A* in Maths, A in Further Maths and a Merit in Business Studies, using the UCAS adjust process, he is now off to study Maths and Economics at Liverpool University and is thrilled.

Executive Principal, John Pout said “I am delighted with these results for all of our students.  It allows them to progress to their university of choice. Through first class teaching and individual support and care, they have all performed really well. All of our Sixth Form indicators have improved – points score, pass rate, value added and student numbers. Credit is due to the students, their parents and all of our staff who work so hard to achieve these excellent results at Rainhill.”