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Sixth Form Results & Destinations


Birkenhead High School Academy is delighted to announce another highly successful year for our sixth form students! Of 197 entries at KS5 a fabulous 96% attained A-level or BTEC equivalent; 38% A*-B, and 17% of all grades were A*-A!

Blae Stacey, achieving outstanding results to study physics at Leeds, said, ‘I’ve loved every minute at BHSA.’

Lucy Webster obtained an amazing 4 A* and is heading to Cambridge to study natural sciences and our head girl Mia McLachlan will be taking chemical engineering at Imperial College.

Olivia Stuart, a student here from age 8, said, ‘I’ve enjoyed BHSA; sixth form is fab! I’m thrilled to be off to Liverpool to study criminology.’

Principal, Rebecca Mahony said: “I am absolutely thrilled with the performance of our students! Their effort and motivation have ensured wonderful outcomes, with over 90% going on to study at the university or apprenticeships of their choice. We are all very proud of their achievements, and of the staff who have helped them so much. I wish all our leavers every success for their futures!”

Further information about our sixth form available by phoning: 0151 652 5777

For current results please click here.


Summary of KS5 Information 2018

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Progress in English


Progress in maths

0.40 *a positive score means that on average students got a higher grade than at KS4

A Level

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Student retention


Applied General


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Student retention

SUPP *numbers are 5 or fewer

% students continuing in education, training or employment post 18






SUPP *numbers are 10 or fewer



University Subject
University of Central Lancashire Physics
University of Chester English Literature and Sport and exercise science
Queen Mary’s London Hispanic Studies and Portuguese
Loughborough University Mechanical Engineering
Cardiff University Urban planning and development
Leeds Beckett Journalism
Edge Hill University Child Health and wellbeing
Manchester Metropolitan University Business and HR Management
Birmingham City Criminology
University of Chester Bakery and Patisserie Technology
LJMU Criminology
University of Central Lancashire Deaf Studies and Education
Royal Holloway Politics and International Relations
Bath Spa Theatre Production
University of Lincoln Product design
Queen Mary Drama and Theatre Arts
York St John Business Management
University of Westminster Law
University of Birmingham Archaeology and Ancient History
University of Chester Law with Business
Myerscough College Equine Science in Industry
University of Manchester Physics
LJMU Mathematics
Goldsmiths History of Art
Kings College Medicine
University of Leeds Psychology
University of Warwick History
University of Leicester English
University of Reading Politics and English Literature
Durham University Primary teaching
University of Leeds Medicine
UEL (Unconditional) Psychology
Lancaster University Business Studies
Leeds Beckett (Unconditional) Journalism
Leeds Beckett (Unconditional) Events Management
LJMU Business Management
LJMU Nursing (Adult)
Bangor University Product Design
LJMU History
University of Chester English Literature/Psychology
Manchester Metropolitan University Accounting and Finance
University of Newcastle Politics
University of Manchester French and Linguistics
Lancaster University Fine Art
University of Bristol Medicine
University of Reading English Literature
UEA Law with European Legal Systems
London School of Economics History
Kingston University Fine Art
University of Birmingham Pharmacy