Another set of impressive A-Level results at Neale-Wade Academy
Students at Neale-Wade Academy have been congratulated after receiving a strong set of A-level results.
This year, particular student successes include Charlotte Pierce who achieved straight A* grades in history, psychology, English literature, and EPQ (Extended Project Qualification). She is going on to Durham University to read law.
Fellow student, Rachael Fowler also achieved straight A* grades in history, psychology, maths, and EPQ. She is looking forward to studying psychology at the University of Bath.
Additionally, Grace Howe achieved an A* in psychology, an A* in English literature, an A in history and an A in EPQ. She is going off to study history at the University of Glasgow.
Another top performer was Archie Patterson, who achieved an A* in biology, an A in politics, an A in maths, and an A* in EPQ. He is now off to study economics at the University of Nottingham.
Graham Horn, principal, said: “Congratulations to all of our students who have gone above and beyond this year, and achieved some excellent grades. Because of their hard work and commitment, we have seen many secure places at university, while others have secured promising employment opportunities.
“I also want to thank our staff who have been truly outstanding. Their daily enthusiasm, effort and inspiration has ensured a calm and purposeful learning environment where our students feel ready and able to learn.”
Dr Carole Spibey, head of sixth form , said: “Our students at Neale-Wade have excelled in the way that they have coped with this very challenging situation, and we are extremely proud of their achievements. We congratulate them and wish them every success as they move on to the next exciting phase in their lives.”
Other successes include James Terrington who achieved an A* in physics, an A in chemistry, and a B in EPQ. He will go onto study aeronautical engineering at Loughborough University.
Molly Rowlett achieved an A* in psychology, an A in biology, and an A in chemistry. She is going onto study neuroscience at the University of Bristol.
George Phillips was awarded an A in business, an A* in politics, and a Distinction* in CTEC Diploma in IT.
George has run his own online businesses: Phillips Hobbies since he was 13 and has already achieved recognition in the business world from Dragons Den dragon Theo Paphitis by winning an online competition he runs via Twitter.
Now George is going to focus on developing his business which sells die cast models before deciding whether to head off to university next year.
Carter Smith achieved a Distinction in business, art and design, and in an IT Diploma. He is off to study architecture at De Montfort University.
Tomas Pranauskas was awarded an A in business and a Distinction* in sport. He is off to study business with economics at Anglia Ruskin University.
Finally, Sam Wood was awarded a Distinction* in sport and a Distinction in business.