Students at the Neale-Wade Academy in March are top class achieving 100 per cent pass rates in 25 out of 27 subjects in this year’s A-level results

Emily Tsang – the highest achieving student at Neale-Wade with A* A* A is third from right.

Emily Tsang – the highest achieving student at Neale-Wade with A* A* A is third from right. - Credit: Archant

Neale-Wade Academy in March has achieved a 100% pass rate in 25 out of 27 A-Level subjects this year.

The academy has recorded an overall pass rate of 98.6 per cent across all subject areas.

Over 45 per cent of results were in the prestigious A* to B bracket, a 12 per cent increase from 2015.

There were particularly strong results in mathematics, chemistry, business studies, history, media studies and BTEC Sport. All recorded a 100 per cent pass rate with an average of 60 per cent of passes in the A* to B range.

There was also a rate of 75per cent A* to B grades in geography.


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The results mean that all students who applied to university have achieved or exceeded the required grades for the course of their choice.

Jason Wing, principal, praised both staff and students for their success.

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He said: “We are delighted with the results as they reflect the hard work of the students, teachers and support staff at the Academy.”

Gary Peile, chief executive of the Active Learning Trust, added his congratulations.

He said: “I would like to pass the appreciation of the whole Trust on to the students, their parents and all staff at the academy. These results clearly reflect their hard work and determination to succeed.”

Carole Spibey, assistant principal for Post-16, said: “Seeing the students receive their results this morning and meet their university offers has been fantastic.

“The results this year really show that our students have high aspirations for their future studies and careers.

“The increase in attainment of higher grades in both A-level and vocational courses is testimony to the students’ hard work, ambition and dedication to achieving their goals.

“They have been a fantastic group and I wish them every success for their next steps.”

The following students all achieved an exceptional set of results: Emily Tsang (A*in biology, A* in Mathematics and A in chemistry), Chloe Baxter (A in biology, A in geography and A in mathematics), Laura Petraskuite (A in business studies, A in mathematics, B in history) and Zoe Nosworthy (A* in geography, A in mathematics and B in music).

There was also a great deal of success in individual grades, with the following students all achieving A*s: Peta Searle, Christopher Harvey-Hawes, Elijah Almanzor, Ellis Dear, Oscar Harrison, Charlotte Amps, Henry Galley, Brett Chapman, Gina Goodall and Emma Gower.

There were A grades for Kacper Gross, Georgia Thorpe and Megan McGrory.

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