Olivia’s grades are fashionably high

A DENTON student struck a pose as she celebrated achieving high marks in her A-Levels.

Olivia Wallis scored an impressive Distinction*, Distinction and a B in her exams at Clarendon Sixth Form College.And she is carrying on her passion by studying fashion design at university.

Former St Thomas More RC College pupil Olivia, who lives in Denton, achieved her Distinction* in photography and a Distinction in Art and Design.

So not only has she showed she can produce fine garments on the catwalk, she can capture them brilliantly on camera.

“The fashion course at Clarendon Sixth Form College has shown me that I have a passion for this industry,” said Olivia, who will study Fashion Design at Salford University after also scoring a B in Fashion and Clothing.

“That is why I have chosen to study fashion at university. My results will set me up for my future in the creative sector.”

In Hyde there is just as much celebrations after Vincent Allott achieved amazing grades after studying at Ashton Sixth Form College.

The former pupil at Alder Community High School achieved a remarkable A*A*A*A*A in Biolo-gy, Chemistry, Maths, Physics and the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).His future was already mapped out as he received an offer to study Medicine at St Catherine’s College of Oxford University.

Jackie Moores, Principal at Clarendon Sixth Form College, said: “We’re proud of what our stu-dents have achieved.

“We’re delighted for them. Our students have sustained extremely high levels of performance during the transition of A-levels to a two-year programme and are flying the flag for Tameside as they go on to prestigious universities across the country.

“I’m proud that Clarendon Sixth Form College consistently delivers first class results for our students.”

Ashton Sixth Form College Principal Anton McGrath said: “We’re proud of the achievements of our students and congratulate them on their fantastic results.

“What’s more impressive is that these outstanding results have been achieved during a time of significant change in A Level assessment.

“For the first time, students have completed truly linear qualifications with all assessment at the end of two years’ of study.

“For these students, the stakes were higher; they had to perform on the day to achieve their grades. Our students have shown real resilience and have flourished in this new regime.”

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