10th August 2021 — Teachers and Parents and Pupils at RGS Worcester, are delighted to achieve such impressive results again this year. The Headmaster, John Pitt, enjoyed welcoming them into school for their results today and there are smiles all around as the students celebrated.
Headmaster, John Pitt, said, “With Digital Learning firmly established at RGS before the pandemic, we were able to keep teaching right through and the students have achieved superb results. This Year group has built on their excellent GCSE results pre-pandemic, and are now ready for the next stage in their lives. They have done exceptionally well in coping and excelling academically during such a difficult 2 years of Covid. I would like to congratulate the students and the teachers for excellent results to match their hard work and commitment during the most challenging time. We are very proud of all they have achieved.”
Amongst the students celebrating are Will Osborne who achieved 4A* Grades and a place to read Mathematics at Oxford University. Will is a national fencer, ranked 22nd in the whole country. Also, Liam Leonard who achieved 4A* grades and a place to read Chemistry at Oxford University. Liam is one of the very best musicians in Worcestershire; he is a Grade 8 Double Bass and Diploma pianist, who won the Bromsgrove Music Festival in 2019. Fellow exceptional Diploma pianist, Megan Wang achieved 3A* grades and a Scholarship to Imperial College London to read Mechanical Engineering.
Unusually, there are four School Captains in this Year group and they achieved an incredible 9A* and 4A Grades between them. Zain Baig, Darcey Chambers, Eleni Coutsiouri and Tom Ehlers should all be congratulated for their results. “They are such excellent role models for the younger pupils,” said the Headmaster, “and they have shown great leadership during the pandemic. They have done so much for the School in Debating, Drama, Music and Sport and we wish them and their fellow students all the very best for the future.”
Gurjivan Sohal joined RGS Worcester for Year 13 in order to improve his A-Level grades and achieved 2A*s and an A grade and has accepted a place to read Medicine at Keele University.
Ben Sutton who played Cricket for the England Disability team in the World Series before the pandemic achieved A*, A and B grades and is going to Loughborough University to study Mechanical Engineering while continuing his cricket.
Twins James and Malachy Larkin achieved 7 A grades between them. James is going on to study Aeronautical Engineering at Sheffield University while Malachy is reading Civil Engineering at Newcastle University.
Head of Sixth Form, Mark Evetts, commented, “Despite all the challenges, the students have really come through and thoroughly deserve such excellent A Level and BTEC grades. I would like to thank them for all that they have brought to the Sixth Form.”
John Pitt, Headmaster, said “All of the students are real all-rounders. I am sure they will go far and we look forward to hearing more about their bright futures ahead.”