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Students celebrate A-level success at Liverpool’s Hugh Baird College

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Students celebrate A-level success at Liverpool’s Hugh Baird College

Students and staff at Hugh Baird College’s Sixth Form Centre are celebrating yet another set of impressive A-level results.

For the first time since the Coronovirus pandemic, students were able to sit their A-level and BTEC examinations this summer and today find out their long-awaited results. 

Students based at the College’s Sixth Form Centre in Litherland are now celebrating having completed their time at the College and are looking forward to their next steps, be that university, apprenticeship or employment.

Joe Poole, Assistant Principal at Hugh Baird College, said:

“We are incredibly proud of this group of students. They’ve had a tough couple of years, but they have stuck at it and have been rewarded today. Young people often hear that they are not resilient, but this definitely isn’t the case with this group of students.”

“After all their hard work, effort and determination, it’s great to see so many happy and smiling faces today. Many of our students have achieved outstanding results and they are moving on to an exciting next chapter of their life. Whatever their destination, we are confident that they have the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be successful in whatever they do. From everybody at Hugh Baird College, we wish our students the very best of luck for the future”.

Due to the excellent results achieved, many students will now be progressing onto study higher education at some of the most prestigious universities including University of Liverpool and Lancaster University. Alternatively, some students are progressing onto degree level apprenticeships or full-time employment.

Emily Watts

Emily Watts, A-level Mathematics, Biology, and Computer Science student, said:

“I am so proud of myself for what I have achieved today; it is beyond what I imagined. When I opened my results I couldn’t quite believe it. Today I got A*, A*, A meaning that I will be going on to study Computer Science at the Univesity of Liverpool. I have had an amazing few years at Hugh Baird College and I want to thank everyone who has been so supportive of me and ultimately helped me achieve this goal. The tutors here really are the best; I will miss everyone but I am ready for the challenge of university.”

Blake Jones, A-level English Literature, Psychology and Art student said:

“Being a part of Hugh Baird College, is like being part of a massive family. Everyone is so supportive. My tutors have been incredible over the last few years and I am thankful to everyone for helping me achieve such amazing results. Today I achieved two A’s and an A* and will be going on to study English Literature at the University of Liverpool. Hugh Baird College has given confidence and belief in myself and I look forward to what the next chapter holds.”

Blake Jones

Sophie Schofield, A-level Psychology, Sociology and Criminology Applied Diploma student, said:

“I am absolutely thrilled with my results today; I’ve achieved A*, A, B. None of this would have been possible without the support and belief of my tutors and everyone here at Hugh Baird College. The last few years have been hard at times but I am lucky to have been surrounded with amazing tutors and a great group of friends. I am now hoping to Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University. A massive thanks to everyone at Hugh Baird College.”

For more information on A-level courses at Hugh Baird College, please visit: or to apply to join for September please visit: or alternatively call 0151 353 4444.


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