A-levels: Brooke Weston Academy, Corby

Brooke Weston Academy is celebrating another successful year of post-16 exam results.

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 10:07 am
Updated Thursday, 18th August 2016, 11:15 am
Students at Brooke Weston with their A-level results

A spokesman for the school said: “We are proud of the attainment of our students, with 55 per cent of all entries being graded at A*/A/B and 83 per cent of grades A* to C.

“The overall average point score per student is 325, indicating an ABB profile.”

The top performing students, William Snaith and Henry Griffiths, each achieved two A* and two A grades.

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Billy Snaith and Henry Griffiths with their results

William will be moving on to study chemical engineering at the University of Bath while Henry will study mathematics at the University of Durham.

A further seven students achieved a profile of three A*/A grades, which is a tremendous achievement and many others achieved exceptional individual results.

More than 80 per cent of the Year 13 cohort is moving on to university with the remainder opting for professional or vocational apprenticeships.

A number of students have secured places at prestigious universities.

Billy Snaith and Henry Griffiths with their results

These include William Bell (accounting and finance, University of Durham), Aston Chapman (law, University of Manchester), Hannah Dunston (zoology, University of Nottingham), Tino Lenton (accountancy, University of Nottingham), Sam Lewin (biochemistry, University of Nottingham), Kalina Marinova (theoretical physics, University of Bristol), Alice Pike (chemistry, University of York) and Sam Williams (chemical engineering, University of Bath).

Conor Judge is also celebrating his achievements in securing Distinction * in his level three vocational awards.

He will now move on to Nottingham Trent University to study information systems, which is an exceptionally demanding course.

Associate principal Sam Strickland said: “We are very pleased with the achievements of our Sixth Form.

“These results reflect their hard work and the tireless support of staff.

“Year on year our students secure places at prestigious universities and apprenticeships in major national companies, demonstrating that we are continuing to equip them for success across a range of career pathways.”