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A-level Results day - The Dukeries Academy

By Rachel Armitage

English Literature, Philosophy, Sport and the full range of vocational subjects have all proved to be highly successful this academic year at The Dukeries Academy.

The Dukeries' A*-C grades have improved again, from 73% in 2018 to 88% in 2019, with 100% of students achieving an overall pass rate and

88% of students achieving A*-C grades.

Rhianna Dove achieved an A in English Literature, A in philosophy and a B in history. She is going to the University of Bristol to study history and English Literature – the first person in her family to go to university.

Talia Cook chose to follow a vocational pathway to allow her to study Health, Business and Science. She is now going to complete an apprenticeship in Business.

Patrick Goodwin will be studying English Literature and history at Liverpool University having achieved grades A, A, C.

Declan Bark is keen to be a drama teacher when he finishes university. He is going to Manchester University to study drama, having achieved three B grades.

Vince Green, Regional Education Director for the Academy Transformation Trust, commented: “We are pleased with our students’ results at The Dukeries Academy in both A-level and vocational subjects. These reflect the hard work and commitment of students and staff at the academy. We

wish all of our young people well in the next stage of their education or employment.”

Gill Empson, chair of goverors said: “Dukeries students continue to fulfil their aim of Aspire, Achieve, Contribute. The governors are proud of the hard work and achievements of their 6th form students and wish them every success as they move to the next stage of their lives.”


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