Elizabethan Academy celebrates A level students’ hard work, successes and achievements - Faster, Higher, Stronger - Together
We are all incredibly proud of our A level students at The Elizabethan Academy. They have not only shown great resolve but have worked with determination and focus in order to achieve excellent outcomes and secure the next steps in their education. These results are richly deserved, and nothing must be allowed to diminish our students' achievements as they have worked exceptionally hard. We share their delight in realising their ambitions, whether that is university, apprenticeships or employment. We are pleased that all our students have been able to secure a place at either the University of their choice or employment next year. Almost half of all the grades awarded this year were A*/A grades representing the fantastic effort both staff and students have put in over the duration of the course.
Principal, Christine Horrocks, stated “We are enormously proud of our Sixth Form students. The Elizabethan Academy Sixth Form has only been on site for the last three years, but it is flourishing year on year, with the exciting addition of T levels being introduced in 2022. Our sixth form students make an enormous contribution to the ethos of the school. They are superb role models, mentors and an inspiration to our younger students, never more so than in their response to the pandemic and their determination not to let it stand in the way of their aspirations and goals. I am grateful to all our fabulous Team Elizabethan staff who have helped them reach their potential and the incredible support that parents have shown their children and the academy during this challenging year. We wish all our students every success in the future”.
Lee Dainty, Assistant Principal and Director of Sixth Form is overjoyed that nearly one in two grades achieved were either an A or A* and we have achieved a 100% pass rate in all qualifications. He stated, “It is easy to read in the news that the grades of students sitting exams in 2021 are simply inflated due to not having to study for external exams. This couldn’t be further from the truth however. This group of students have arguably had to work harder than any previous generation with students sitting not one or two external exams but a much larger number of assessments in order to provide the exam boards with the significant amount of evidence they required. These fabulous results are the culmination of the work and effort that every single student and every teacher has put in over the past two very challenging years. As the Director of the Sixth Form, I am proud that despite the pandemic, we have left no one behind, with students now moving on to work, Universities far and wide and apprenticeships. I wish them continued success in all they do; they have earned it”