Newark: Sir William Robertson Academy in Welbourn celebrate A-Level success
Academy students are celebrating their A-Level and BTEC results after a disruptive year.
Year 13 students at the Sir William Robertson Academy in Welbourn received their results and the majority secured places at their first-choice universities.
The school's latest results reflect its continued success after the pandemic caused another year of disrupted education.
Head student, Evie Pearson, of Caythorpe, achieved an A* in English literature, an A in English language and an A in drama, securing her place at King's College in London to study English.
Also from Caythorpe was Asher Williams, who received a triple distinction star in the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in sport and will be studying dance at the University of East London.
Dominika Kubanek, of Leadingham, achieved an A* in maths, an A in further maths and an A in physics, which means she secured her place studying physics with astrophysics at the University of Southampton.
Charlie Hamilton, of Coddington, achieved an A* in English literature, an A in English language and an A in history, which secured his place studying English literature with creative writing at the University of Leeds.
Georgie Hellard, of Navenby, achieved an A* in maths, an A in further maths and a distinction in the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in computing. She will be studying maths at Loughborough University.
Also going to Loughborough University is Katie Randall, of Wellingore, near Lincoln, who will be studying sport science, coaching and physical education after achieving her needed grades.
Head Mark Guest, said: "I should like to congratulate all of our students on their wonderful results which have been achieved under the most challenging circumstanced imaginable.
"Their hard work and commitment, the skilled teaching from their teachers and the support from their families has enabled our students to progress to further study or exciting employment opportunities.
"We wish them all every success and we are incredibly proud of all that they have achieved."
The academy's health and social care students have also been celebrating, Sophie Richardson, of Carlton-le-Moorland, was one of four students in the course to be awarded an A*.
Sophie also achieved an A in geography and a B in biology, and is set to study adult nursing at the University of Lincoln.
Fellow students Felicity Ashcroft and Aimee Bruten, both of Cranwell, have also chosen to continue their studies in Lincoln.
Felicity achieved an A in German, an A in psychology and a C in maths and will be studying Psychology at the University of Lincoln.
Aimee will be studying business at Bishop Grosseteste University, after she also achieved an A in German, as well as a B in English language and distinction star in the Level 3 Applied General Certificate in business and enterprise.
Head of sixth form Charlotte Wilson said: “I am extremely proud of this year 13 cohort who have achieved so well."
"Throughout their time at sixth form they have developed skills and gained knowledge that they can confidently take forward into their chosen destinations.
"I have no doubt that this wonderful group of young people will be very successful and I wish them all the best for the future.”