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A Level Results Press Release

Press Release
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

PRINCIPAL: MR JOHN McPARLAND BD PGCE MA NPQH

Post 16 – A2 Level, AS Level and BTEC Level 3 Courses

Press Release 18th August 2016

Students in the Sixth Form at The John Wallis Church of England Academy assembled on Thursday 18th August to collect and celebrate excellent individual achievements in their A Level, AS Level and BTEC Level 3 courses. Since the Sixth Form opened in 2011, The Academy continues to go from strength to strength and this is the fourth cohort of students who have obtained places at Universities, Colleges of Further Education and apprenticeships throughout the country.

The Principal, John McParland, is very pleased with the overall achievement of his students in the Academy where students of all abilities are entered for a wide variety of subjects at A/AS Level, BTEC Level 3, City and Guilds and VTCT courses. Forty one students out of forty four who applied to university achieved their first choice university and 100% of the 68 students who sat A2 Level and Level 3 BTEC courses this year, achieved at least 1 A* - E grade. At A2 Level, there were some excellent individual successes. Dipen Limbu achieved an A grade in Biology, an A grade in Mathematics and a B grade in Geography and intends to study Accounting and Finance either at the University of Bath or the University of Southampton. Head Girl, Taylor Button, achieved three B grades in English, Art and Drama. Kerry Wynter achieved three B grades in Geography, Media Studies and Religious Studies and Leah Burden achieved a B grade in English Literature, a B grade in Media Studies and a C grade in Drama.

In BTEC Level 3 Diploma courses all fourteen students who studied BTEC Level 3 in Applied Science achieved double distinction stars. Christian Lusela achieved a Double Distinction/Merit in Business Studies, a Distinction* in IT and a Distinction* in Sport Studies while Showdesh Limbu achieved a Double Distinction* in Applied Science and one Distinction* in IT.

The following students studied a combination of A Level and BTEC Level 3 courses: Joe Smoothy achieved Triple Distinction in Business Studies and Double Distinction* in IT and a B grade in A Level History. Ellie Daniels achieved a Double Distinction* in Applied Science, a B grade in A Level Health and Social Care and a C grade in A Level Psychology. Rabina Rai achieved a Double distinction* in Applied Science, Distinction* in IT, a Merit in Business and a B grade in A Level Health and Social Care.

There were also some excellent achievements at AS Level: Carmen McLean, who will be Deputy Head Girl in September, achieved an A grade in English Literature, an A grade in Geography and a D grade in Psychology while Paige Songhurst, who will be the Head Girl in September, achieved a B grade in Geography, a B grade in Psychology and a B grade in Sociology. Abby Woods, who studied 4 AS levels, achieved a B grade in Geography, a C grade in English Literature, a C grade in Photography and a C grade in Religious Studies.

 
Mr McParland was delighted that once again this year every single one of our students leaving the Academy is progressing to Higher and Further Education, or entering employment, training or taking up apprenticeships. He commented “our students have shown great dedication and commitment to their studies and thoroughly deserve their success and the highest praise for all their hard work. It is especially pleasing that 41 out of 44 of our students who applied to university obtained their first choice university place and will study subjects as diverse as Accounting and Finance, English Literature, Mathematics, History, Geography, Primary Education, Politics and International Relations, Adult Nursing, Computer Science, Civil Engineering and Music Journalism. Congratulations to all of our students and I wish them every success and happiness in the next phase of their education and career choice. I would also like to express my thanks to our dedicated teachers and support staff who have been a huge support to our students in helping them to reach their potential and to follow their dreams.”
 
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