SIXTH formers at Shoreham Academy are today celebrating another year of record-breaking results.
For the second year in a row, the academy can report a 100 per cent pass rate at A2. In all other key criteria, students showed a marked increase, with 35.5 per cent of entries achieving A* or A grades, compared to 23 per cent last year.
At grades A* to B, the results this year were 47.7 per cent of entries compared to 34 per cent last year and the achievement of grades A* to C improved from 67 per cent to 73.4 per cent .
Principal Heidi Brown said: “l couldn’t be more proud of the sixth formers at Shoreham. They have worked so hard to achieve these great results.
“These are the best results yet, demonstrating that Shoreham Academy continues to improve.”
Vice-principal Dave Oakes added: “Both students and staff have worked especially hard to achieve these amazing results.
“To return another 100 per cent pass rate for the second consecutive year is a fantastic result, showing that the teaching and support for sixth formers at Shoreham Academy is first rate.
“I congratulate all the students and wish them well in the future. They deserve to feel very proud of themselves.”
There were many outstanding individual results:
– Bethany Dean achieved an A* in sociology, an A in English and a B grade in history and will be going to Sussex University to study sociology.
– Veronica Zambon achieved A grades in English and sociology, and a B grade in psychology. She is hoping to study English at Edinburgh University after taking a year out.
– Alex Guy has secured a place at Sussex University to study physics, with an A in maths and Bs in physics and philosphy.
– Cristian Gathern achieved two A grades in English and media studies and an A* in philosophy. He also achieved an A grade in his Extended Project qualification.
– Triplets Charlotte Earl, Lauren Earl and Sophie Earl all achieved a triple-starred-distinction (equivalent to three As) in performing arts (dance).
– Ashleigh Clements and Timothy Trevis both achieved the equivalent of thre A grades in their public services course.
– Katie Harding also got three As in her sport course and will be going to Chichester University to study Sport Development and Coaching.
Brett Widdows, retiring Head of sixth form, said: “I am so proud of the sixth formers at Shoreham Academy – results have improved year on year and this is all down to the hard work of both students and staff.”