GALLERY: Principal “absolutely delighted” with impressive Thomas Clarkson Academy A Level results
10:48 14 August 2014
A Level students at Thomas Clarkson Academy have achieved the school’s best ever results, with 96 per cent of entrants gaining A* to E grades.
Thomas Clarkson A Level results
Ewan Wedge checks his AS-level results. He is planning to do his A-levels and hopes to go to York or Bath universities next September.
Jake Tuck with his A-level results - he achieve an A and two C grades in maths, history and physics and is off to Derby University to study maths.
Kara Atkins (17) (left) achieved the grades she needed and is off to Derby University to study sociology and Danielle Gribble (18) achieved the grades she needed and is also going to Derby University to study accountancy and finance.
Lucy Fitzjohn (left) and Savanna Judge, who took AS-levels, but are now going into full-time employment. Lucy is becoming a care assistant and Savanna has joined the Tesco management training programme.
Fifteen-year-old Yousuf Bin-Suhayl pictured with his proud dad Sohale Rahman. He achieved two A grades at A-level in chemistry and physics and is now planning to study AS-levels in law, history and biology, He is home educated but studied for his A-levels at the Thomas Clarkson Academy.
There has also been a nine per cent improvement, from 55 to 64 per cent, in A*-C grades across both AS and A2, with the greatest gains in English, Maths and Science.
All students who applied to university have been offered a place.
Holly Beresford and Jake Tuck gained the best individual A Level results achieved at the school.
Holly gained A in Maths, B in Chemistry and C in Biology and Jake achieved A in Maths, C in History and C in Physics.
14-year-old Yousuf Bin-Suhayl studied A Level Physics and Chemistry at the Academy and achieved A grades in both subjects.
Two students gained straight A grades in all four of their AS subjects - Akshay Kishor and Mayra Brandao both achieved A grades in AS Level Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics.
Principal Clare Claxton said: “I am absolutely delighted that the majority of students have got the grades they need to get into university or further education.
“This reflects the hard work that the students have put in and the improving quality of teaching at Thomas Clarkson Academy.”