A Level results round up

There was plenty of success for A Level students at all of the schools in Daventry district.

Danetre and Southbrook Learning Village who opened the sixth form in 2011 celebrated a strong improvement in grades across the board with a pass-rate of 98%- the national average.

Imogen Potter and Hollie Ward

Imogen Potter and Hollie Ward

DSLV principal, David Howell, said, “We are so pleased that our new Sixth Form is continuing to improve. This is only our second set of A Level results and all indicators are moving upwards. It is great to see students moving on to exciting university courses. Staff and students have worked really hard for this and I am grateful for the tremendous support from our parents in establishing the Sixth Form at DSLV.”

There were several delighted students who picked up their results at The Parker E-ACT Academy in Daventry.

The academy had 78 per cent of its pupils achieved an A* to E grades when the results were announced this morning.

Principal Andrew Mackereth said: “We are incredibly pleased with all of the results. We have achieved well in subjects that are very academic and are pleased that individual pupils are able to progress to the next stage of their lives.”

Guilsborough Academy students had a pass rate of 100 per cent, 78 per cent of grades achieved at A*-C and 47 per cent of grades at levels A*-B students have achieved their goals. These results reflect an improving trend over the past four years for the school.

Christine Staley, Guilsborough’s headteacher, said: “We are delighted with the achievements of our students and wish them continued success in their future careers. As a year group they have worked extremely hard, and deserve to have done well. These results will enable them to go on to achieve their goals.”

Sixth form students at Campion School in Bugbrooke with 97 per cent getting A* to E grades and 100 per cent pass rate for the BTEC Applied courses, both students and staff celebrating their superb achievements.

Headteacher, Claire Whitmore said “We are delighted with the high standards our students continue to achieve; their results are well deserved and a reflection of much hard work by students, staff and supportive parents.”

For more reaction from the A Level results, see next week’s Daventry Express.