Ollerton: Dukeries Academy celebrates student results after challenging year
Students are celebrating their GCSE and vocational results at The Dukeries Academy in Ollerton today.
Year 11 students have had two years of study disrupted by the covid-19 pandemic but staff and students have risen to each challenge they have been faced with.
The dedicated students are proud of their achievements, and there a number of individuals that have achieved top results.
Sean Bird had already achieved a grade nine in maths during year nine, but has now secured an additional nine grades.
Emma Woodfield secured grade nines in English language and literature and religious education, as well as a distinction star in engineering.
Samuel Baker was also impressed with his results, securing a distinction star in sports studies and a grade eight in English and science.
Ged Rae, head The Dukeries Academy, said: “I am delighted by the achievements of our incredible Dukeries Academy students.
"Working with our highly committed, expert, staff they have achieved the success that their hard work and determination most certainly deserved.
"Individually and collectively, I am confident that this group of young people will build on their experience through covid and excel in the future.
"I wish them well and I look forward to welcoming many of them to TDA6 or ATT FE as they continue their learning journey in the ATT family.”
Also receiving impressive results are Kieran Parkin, Fiona Butcher and Naomi Shodimu, who excelled by achieving four grade nines or distinctions among their results.
The school was also very proud of Nathanael Randall, Carol Ann Cantrell, Tabitha Hanson, Chante Varet, Frederick Garcia, Rebecca Bough, Mollie Coltart, Teegan Page, Kelsey Moore and Zoe Palermo, who made outstanding process since joining academy.
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."