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Fay Amstutz gets second highest mark in the country for AS level Geology

16 Sep 2016
Hills Road Sixth Form College student Fay Amstutz 17, has recently found out that she got the second highest mark in the country for AS level Geology.

Chae Cruickshank, Geology subject specialist at OCR said “I feel sure that her achievement reflects the quality of geology teaching at Hills Road Sixth Form College.”

Fay chose to study A level Geology at Hills Road because she enjoyed GCSE Geography at her previous school where she particularly liked the physical side of the subject, and thought that Geology would suit her interests.

Fay said “So far, my favourite part of the course has been the field trip to the Isle of Arran, it was great to see what we’d been learning about in College, in the field.”

“When I chose Geology I didn’t know what to expect but I’ve really enjoyed it. My teachers are very enthusiastic and the whole course is interesting; it’s not just about rocks!”

After Hills Road, Fay is planning to study Earth Science at university.

Head of Geography and Geology at Hills Road, Julia Thomson, said “Fay took Geology as a new subject at A level and excelled at it. We are very proud of her achievement in this important A level subject and delighted that she now wants to study it further at university.”

You can find out more about studying A level Geology at Hills Road Sixth Form College by coming along to one of our Open Evenings on either Wednesday 9th or Thursday 10th November 5.00-9.15pm and by going to our Geology webpage.