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Jack Sissons gains Durham University place after four A* grades at A-level
22nd August 2017

One half of Rydal Penrhos’ outgoing Deputy Head Boy team received an exceptional set of exam results as a distinct reward for his work ethic and commitment to his studies.

Jack Sissons managed to achieve four A* grades from his A-level results which were announced on Thursday, August 17, and he has now secured a place at the University of Durham where he will study General Engineering.

The 18-year-old secure top marks in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Further Mathematics, and this phenomenal success rounds off a highly memorable time at Rydal Penrhos for the Upper Sixth Form pupil, who began life at Rydal Penrhos as a Reception Class Prep School child in 2001.

A gifted academic and sportsman, Jack was also rewarded for his hard work in the school’s Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme, where he travelled to Buckingham Palace to collect his Gold certificate alongside fellow Sixth Formers Will and Katie Marston.

He has also captained the Cricket and Hockey sides throughout the year, while also making senior appearances for Welsh Cup finalists and Liverpool and District Premier Division side Colwyn Bay.

Head of Sixth Form Pete Lavery, said: “Jack has always been one of the brightest minds we have had here at Rydal Penrhos, and it was great to see all his dedication pay off with a superb set of A-level results.

“He has brought so much to the school community over the years and in his role as Deputy Head Boy, and we are confident that he is going to go on to great things in the future.”

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