A-level and BTEC success for Rainford High students






As doors opened at 8:00am on A-level and BTEC results day, students from Rainford High Sixth Form returned for the final time and were greeted by staff as they handed over the all-important envelopes which contained their grades. Overall, Rainford High Sixth Form saw 90% of students achieve their first-choice university place of study. Some notable successes include Eithne Witter who received an A in English language, A in English literature, B in religious studies and an A in an extended project qualification. She will be going to study English literature at the University of Liverpool. Elissa Watson Jones got an A* in fine art, A* in photography, and a distinction* in a BTEC level 3 extended certificate in fashion. Elissa will be completing an art foundation course at Carmel College before continuing her studies at a university in London. Emelia Skinner secured an A* in fine art, distinction* in a BTEC level 3 foundation diploma in information technology, and distinction* in a BTEC level 3 extended certificate in graphic art. Emelia will be pursuing a degree in graphic design and illustration at Liverpool John Moore’s University. Michael Gallagher-Atherton achieved a merit in a BTEC level 3 extended certificate in performing arts and a merit in a BTEC level 3 foundation digital media production. He will study drama at Edge Hill University. Mr Ian Young, principal of Rainford High Sixth Form and Rainford High, commented: “Congratulations to our Year 13 students - to say we’re proud is an understatement. The students have shown incredible dedication and have worked tirelessly over the last couple of years and their hard work and perseverance has paid off. “Well done to everyone and we wish them all luck as they embark on the next chapter of their lives!”