Oak Academy celebrates A-Level increases across the board!
Continuing a rising trend of improvement, results this year have increased across all thresholds at A-Level, with a significant increase in the number of students awarded the highest grades.
Just over a quarter of all A-Levels awarded were at A*-B level, an 11% rise on results last year.
Top A Level performing subjects include:
100% A*-A pass rate in History
100% A*-B pass rate in Art
67% A*-B pass rate in Psychology
Oak Academy Principal, Richard Burgas, said: “I’m utterly proud of the determination of all our students and staff to succeed and am delighted that there are many individual success stories to celebrate.”
These success stories include Kieran Burgess, who achieved 3 A grades in A Level History, Sociology and Philosophy & Ethics. Kieran also secured a B grade in AS English Literature and Language.
Kieran will now go on to study History at Royal Holloway University.
Holly Hopkins achieved 2 B grades in A Level Art and Design and A Level English Literature & Language and a D grade in A Level Biology.
Holly will take up her place at Arts University Bournemouth.
Vocational subjects recorded equally impressive results and saw in increase in the number of Distinction grades awarded.
Lewis Ashburton-Dunning and Tanya Shearing both achieved triple A grades in their Childcare and Education qualification. Both are looking forward to careers in child welfare and development.
Studying a mixture of vocational and academic qualifications, Ellie Newton achieved D*DD in Performing Arts BTEC, a C grade in A Level English Literature and a D grade in A Level Philosophy & Ethics A Level. Ellie begins flight attendant training with British Airways in September.