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Sixth Form Success

This article was shared from the New Collaborative Learning Trust website.

Post-16 students from across LEAP Multi Academy Trust were celebrating a series of excellent results and performance measures today.

– 100% of students achieved a Distinction and Distinction* in Engineering and Performing Arts
– Academic A Level results have risen for a second successive year, with significant successes in Maths, Science and Design Technology subjects

– Average Points Score per student is up 5+ points on 2017 (equivalent to half a grade improvement)
– There has been an 8% increase on A*-C from 2017, with strong results in Design Technology, Business and Film Studies, amongst others

– Over 90% of students secured first choice University destinations
– 51% of students achieved an A*-B grade, with excellent value-added results in subjects including Modern Languages and Social Sciences

Alison Burgess, Principal at Eckington School welcomed the results, saying; “We are delighted with the exam results of 2018, for the whole range of students, which continue to show improvement year on year. The standard of teaching here at Eckington, with the increased support and challenge of LEAP Academy Trust, is moving towards excellent. Throughout the past two years our sixth form students have demonstrated great commitment and hard work, whilst engaging in a wide range of extra-curricular and social activities.”

Rebecca Staples, Principal at Dinnington High School commented; “We are hugely proud of our fantastic students’ achievements particularly given it is a time of great change in post-16 qualifications. Staff and students have worked together to ensure students have achieved their best again.”

Associate Principal at Brinsworth Academy, John Naylor, said; “We are delighted with our A-Level results this year and are immensely proud all of our students. These grades reflect the continual hard work of our students and their teachers as well as being a result of the excellent partnership we have with parents, which is critical for success. Our students have risen to the challenges of the new A levels remarkably well and these results do themselves great credit. I wish them all well as they begin the next phase of their lives and thank them all for the positive contributions they have made to the academy over the years.”

We are delighted to see year-on-year improvements in outcomes for our post-16 students, helping them to secure excellent progression routes at university or into employment and training.

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