March Neale-Wade Academy students celebrate making the grade in A-level exams

AS-level students at Neale-Wade Academy, March, with their results.

AS-level students at Neale-Wade Academy, March, with their results. - Credit: Archant

Hard work has paid off for students at March Neale-Wade Academy as they exceed expectations in today’s A-level results.

Principal Jason Wing said Year 13 students performed well in this year’s exams with results showing they had exceeded their expected grades based on their previous performances their GCSEs.

In total, 57 per cent of results were graded A*-C, with 98 per cent at A*-E.

Mr Wing said: “These results show that as group they have worked extremely hard and have been supported by the teaching staff at the academy and their parents. It is pleasing to see what can be achieved when the crucial trio of students, parents and teaching staff work together. “These results will be life changing and will allow those who wish to pursue a university education or equivalent with an opportunity to do so.”

Nineteen subject areas achieved a 100% pass rate with chemistry leading the way as 75% of students achieved passes within the A*-B range.

Media students performed well with 80% achieving an A*-C pass rates. Other notable subjects were biology and history with over two-thirds achieving A*-C grades.

Individual students who achieved very strong results across three or more subjects are:

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Isobel Mawby, Jade Ketteringham, Jade Milnthorpe, Amy Turner, Tom Ward, Quinn Butt, Christian Day and Alexander Field.

AS results also confirmed that Year 12 students are on track to perform very well next year in their final A-level examinations.

Special mention must go to the following students: Chloe Baxter, Alfie Cook, Ellis Dear, Henry Galley, Eva Goodman, Joe Goodman, Kacper Gross, Zoe Nosworthy, Laura Petrauskaite, Emily Tsang, Emily Williams, Christopher Harvey-Hawes, Bethany Hill and Peta Searle.

Gary Peile, Chief Executive of the Active Learning Trust, added his congratulations to all students on these ‘great results’.

He also praised the staff at the academy and parents for another excellent year of support for students to enable them to achieve their potential.