Principal praises Neale-Wade staff and students as March academy celebrates A-level success
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SIXTH form students at Neale-Wade Academy have been rewarded with excellent results.
Principal Jason Wing said the results reflected the hard work of the students, commitment of the teaching staff and the support of parents.
Mr Wing said: “These results confirm that the academy is moving in the right direction. Students, staff and parents are committed to seeking excellence and we are raising aspirations from Year 7 through to Year 13.
“Following what has been two years of continued hard work by the sixth form students I am thrilled to see more students than ever achieving success.
“It is always rewarding to see our students progress, gaining the qualifications and skills they need to take the next steps in their lives, and this year is no exception with a large number of students gaining places at some of the country’s best universities including Nottingham, York and Leeds.
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“Others have gained employment and further training opportunities. I wish them all the very best of luck.”
Nine out of ten students achieved 3 or more passes in the A-level examinations and more than a third of the passes were at either grade A or B.
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Out of the 19 subjects that were delivered at Neale-Wade, 90 per cent achieved 100 per cent pass rates and 50 per cent of subjects had more than 75 per cent of students gaining A-C passes.
This is a significant improvement on last year’s results where 50 per cent of subjects achieved 100 per cent pass rate, said Mr Wing.
Ben Tickner - Biology -A, Chemistry -A, History -A and Mathematics -A
Luke Bradshaw – Chemistry -A, Mathematics-A and Biology -B
Lauren Anderson -Politics -A* (top 10% in the country), English Language & Literature -B and History -C
Serena Crawford – Mathematics -A, Further Mathematics -A and Chemistry -B
Robert Richardson - Design Technology -A, Chemistry -A, Biology-B and Mathematics - B
Edward Marshall – ICT diploma-AA and Media, Film and TV studies -B
Luca Heighton – Geography -A, History -B and English Language & Literature-B
Josh Harris – ICT diploma -AA, Design Technology - B and Mathematics -C
• YEAR 12 students continued a positive trend with a much improved profile to previous years’ AS-level results.
More than 35 per cent of the results were at A and B grade which Mr Wing said demonstrated that students were achieving excellence. Eleven subjects achieved more than 50 per cent at the higher A-C grade which is a significant improvement on previous performances.
Digby Chappell – Chemistry -A, Mathematics -A, Further Mathematics-A and Physics - A
Russell Maguire – Design Technology -A, Mathematics -A, Further Mathematics -A and Physics -A
Scott Hills – Design Technology -A, Mathematics -A, Further Mathematics -A and Physics -A
Eleanor Day – Biology -A, Physics-A, English Literature -A and History -B
James Reeson – Government and Politics -A, English Language & Literature -A, History -A and Media, Film & TV studies -B
Daryl Teague – Business Studies -A, Mathematics -A, Media, Film & TV B
Emma Tinworth - Business Studies-A, Media, Film & TV Studies-A,