Ollerton Dukeries Academy students achieve exam success on A-Level results day
Students at The Dukeries Academy in Ollerton received their A-Level results today with a pass rate of 99.2%.
A total of 86% of students received university offers, 30% of which have offers to study at one of the 24 leading Russell Group UK universities, including offers at Oxford and Cambridge.
Among the students was Anya Tomlinson, who achieved two A*s in biology and maths and an A in chemistry.
She will be attending the University of Nottingham from September to study medicine.
Emily Alcock also achieved high grades.
Her two A*s and an A in English, history and maths have earned her a place to study law at the University of Oxford.
Shay Ward will be the first generation of his family to attend university.
He achieved A*s and an A in maths, engineering and physics and will be studying physics at the University of Durham in September.
Ged Rae, head at the Dukeries, said: "I am exceptionally proud of every one of our students and thankful for the efforts of our expert staff.
"Despite the disruption, caused by covid, our students have been exceptional. They have continued to work with great maturity and shown remarkable levels of determination, commitment, and resilience to achieve these fantastic results. I wish each one of them every success in their next adventure."
Derek Trimmer, regional education director of academies transformation trust, said: "I would like to thank all of the staff, students, and their parents who have worked together to achieve these results under the most challenging of circumstances.
"Congratulations to all of you on your hard-earned success."