Sixth Formers at Accrington Academy are celebrating after receiving their results today.
Across both A Level and vocational qualifications, the academy saw some very strong results with a number of students enjoying particularly impressive individual successes.
Students celebrating included:
- Kaitlyn Knight, who achieved A*AA and has secured a place at Edinburgh University to read English language and literature;
- Taylor Bickerstaff, who achieved D*DD and is taking time out to travel, before looking to go to Manchester University to do Film Studies;
- Aqsa Hussain, who achieved D*D*D* and will be taking up a place at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to study psychology;
- Sadiya Mansha, who achieved D*D*D* and is going onto Manchester Metropolitan University to study early years and childhood studies.
- Luke Adamson, who achieved A*BC and is going to Newcastle University to study Law
Commenting on her results, Kaitlyn said:
“Its been nerve wracking waiting for my results. The exams were hard and I didn't know what to expect, however I did better than I thought and am so glad as I have worked extremely hard.”
On receiving his results, Luke said:
“It felt really good opening my results, which have reflected all the hard work I have done. I have enjoyed my time at Accrington Academy and the teachers have been great and really do look after you.”
James Kerfoot, Headteacher of Accrington Academy, said:
“All our Sixth Formers celebrating today can be proud of their achievements, knowing their hard work has been rewarded with some excellent results and destinations. Likewise, I would like to thank our staff team who have provided invaluable support, guidance and encouragement over the past two years.
“What is particularly pleasing is to see strong results across both academic and vocational courses, demonstrating the broad variety of talents and interests that our students get to develop at Accrington Academy. Whether they choose to go onto university, training or employment, we are determined to help each student gain the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need. It is therefore fantastic to share in their celebrations today – we wish them every success in the future.”