It was a day for celebration at St Paul’s School for Girls in Edgbaston as students picked up their A ‘Level results last week.
A total of 99 per cent of girls achieved A-E, with 80 per cent achieving A-C, record results for Birmingham’s only all Girls Catholic Comprehensive School
Student Alicia Boryn achieved a magnificent 3 A* and 1 A and has been accepted at Oxford, whilst twins Eleanor and Matilda Dowd received news that have scored a fantastic 1 A*, 4 A’s and a B between them! Eleanor has won a scholarship to study at the prestigious Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, USA whilst Matilda has been offered a place at Cambridge. Their roots lie in Co Roscommon.
Other success stories included 3 As for Annie Driver, whose roots lie in Carlow and Wexford. Annie also plays Gaelic football for Warwickshire and has won a place at Birmingham University, Stephanie Soh, 2 As and 1 B and is off to study at Warwick University and Ellen Carter who achieved 2 A* and 1 A.
Head teacher Dr Dawn Casserly, whose family hail from Kilkenny and Roscommon, was overjoyed and congratulated every student who completed their studies at St Paul’s and wished them every success for the future. She also paid tribute to the teaching staff for their continuous commitment and hard work.
St Paul’s School for Girls is a PiXL award winner, and is currently placed within the top 4 per cent of secondary schools nationwide, based on exam results.