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Upton-by-Chester High School

Excellent results once again from our outstanding Sixth Form

Upton-by-Chester High is delighted to announce that 71% of our students achieved A* - C grades, with over 26% achieving the top A* and A grades.

Upton-by-Chester High is delighted to announce that 71% of our students achieved A* - C grades, with over 26% achieving the top A* and A grades – above the national average yet again and confirming OfSTED’s judgement in May that we are outstanding!

Once again we have a large proportion of our students who have gained top grades and who will be going on to study at prestigious universities:-

* Off to Cambridge are Steven Young – who achieved 4 A* grades in Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry and will be studying Natural Sciences and Fiona Tait – who will be studying Philosophy, having achieved A*, A and A in English Literature, History and Religious Studies

* Katie Gooding will be going to LSE to study Law having gained 3 A*s in French, German and Geography as well as A* in her EPQ

* Josh Darwell will be studying Mechanical Engineering at Leeds having gained 2 A* and one A in Physics, Maths and Further Maths

* Jenny Dewhirst achieved A*, A and A in Psychology, Media and English Language and will be studying English Language at Birmingham

* James Oliver will be studying Aerospace Engineering at Bath having achieved A*, A* and A in Maths, Further Maths and Physics

* Andreas Dobson is also going to the prestigious LSE, to study Mathematics and Economics, having gained  an A*, A and A in Maths, Economics and Further Maths

* Husnara Ali achieved A, A and A in Sociology, Business Studies and Psychology as well as A in her EPQ and is studying Psychology at Liverpool

* Lily Worden will be studying Medicinal and Biological Chemistry at Edinburgh having achieved 3 straight A grades in Maths, Chemistry and Biology

* Jack Hughes achieved 3 A grades in Economics, Politics and English Lit and A* in the EPQ and will be studying PPE at Manchester

* Lucy Walker also gained 3 A grades in French, Psychology and Biology and will be going to Liverpool to study Orthoptics

* Ashley Hughes achieved 3 straight A grades in Maths, Economics and Business Studies and will be going to study Economics at Leeds

* Marcus Pindard-Baden will be going to Sheffield to study Financial Mathematics having achieved A, A and B in Maths, English Lit and Economics

* Jessica Forber will be studying Fashion at LJMU having achieved A, A and B in Art Textiles, Fine Art and English Language, 

* James Peaker gained A, A and B in Maths, English Lit and Chemistry and will be studying Mathematics at Newcastle

* Following a gap year Juliette McQueen is to study Medicine at King’s College, London  and Ruben Morris-Brown will study Veterinary Science at the  university of Edinburgh

Headteacher Mrs Paula Dixon expressed her delight at these outstanding results;

‘I am absolutely delighted with these outstanding results and especially with our excellent value added which shows that at Upton all students can achieve their very best. It is proof that real team work and consistent effort does lead to success; these results have not happened by chance, they are testament to the tremendous hard work, dedication and commitment of the staff and students combined with the support from the parents and carers of Upton High School. I would like to thank everyone involved for their contribution towards the continuing success of Upton-by-Chester High School, which continues to go from strength to strength.’