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Posted: 24th August 2023

Luther Ice Hockey

Cardiff Sixth Form College students have gained outstanding results in their GCSEs this year with 74.1% of all results graded 9-8 (A*), 84.1% 9-7 (A*-A) and 90.5% 9-6 (A*-B).

10% of the cohort achieved all grade 9s in their GCSEs with 32% achieving grades 8-9 and 50% grades 7-9.

16 year old Luther, who is a keen ice hockey player and plays for the Cardiff Devils ice hockey team, achieved all A* (9 and 8) grades in his GCSEs this morning in his core subjects (English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Economics), A* (9) in Chinese and an A (7) in Further Maths.  Luther, who joined Cardiff Sixth Form College on the one-year GCSE course, is Canadian and hopes to study medicine in the future.

Kim (16) from Thailand, who achieved six A*(9 and 8s) s on the college’s one year GCSE course in Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Further Mathematics and Economics and a B (6) in English, is following in the footsteps of his elder sister, Ling, who achieved four A*s at A level last week and is going onto study Engineering and Architectural design at UCL.  Kim is hoping to study engineering at university and is a keen swimmer and pianist.

“Our students have performed really well this year and we are extremely pleased with the results,” said Cardiff Sixth Form College Principal, Tom Arrand.  “This year we are running both one year and two year GCSE courses here in Cardiff, preparing our students right from 14 years of age on a four-year pathway to top universities.  Our students have benefitted from specialist teaching staff who have stretched the students beyond the curriculum, developing career and study skills that will take them into university and beyond.”

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