LORETTO School in East Lothian is
celebrating another excellent year for A level results.
Sixth Form pupils achieved a 99% pass rate
and 39% of the A levels were passed at grade A* to A, an increase of 2% from
last year and outstripping this year’s national average by 13%.
A record 69% of the results were awarded
A* to B grade. 11 pupils achieved an impressive straight A* or A grades across
a range of subjects.
Hamish Lamotte, 18 from Haddington, a
prefect and Loretto’s Pipe Major in his final year at Loretto, achieved a
remarkable 4 A*, securing his place to read Natural Sciences at Selwyn College,
Pupils have won places at a wide range of
universities and many will be going on to the more selective universities
including Oxford, London School of Economics (L.S.E.), Edinburgh, St. Andrews,
Durham and Glasgow to read such subjects as medicine, law, architecture,
engineering, physics and economics.
Dr Graham Hawley said, “I am delighted with what is another strong set of
results at Loretto across the whole ability range. These outstanding
achievements pay testament to the hard work of the pupils and the work ethic of
the School. The pupils should be justifiably proud of their success and they
will undoubtedly continue to thrive in their further studies. Loretto has always prided itself in
developing the whole person in mind, body and spirit, and preparing its pupils
for life after school. We are delighted that such a high percentage of our
leavers enter their chosen university.”