PHOTO GALLERY - Sir William Robertson Academy’s fledgling sixth form proud of outstanding A level results

Sir William Robertson Academy’s second cohort of Year 13 students is celebrating its second full set of A level exam success stories.

Sir William Robertson Academy’s second cohort of Year 13 students is celebrating its second full set of A level exam success stories.

Twins James and Daniel Evans at Sir William Robertson Academy. EMN-150813-161403001

Twins James and Daniel Evans at Sir William Robertson Academy. EMN-150813-161403001

Following the opening of its new sixth form provision at the Welbourn-based school in September 2012, the school and its students have been working hard towards their AS and A2 examinations and building on the fantastic results achieved previously.

The sixth form provision was recently judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted along with the rest of the school.

One third of the Year 13 students achieved top grades (A*-B) in at least two of their subjects with 70 per cent securing a place at their first choice university.

Twins James and Daniel Evans from Coddington did exceptionally well with James gaining three A’s and an A* - an A in Mathematics, A in Biology, A in Chemistry and an A* in Further Maths and Daniel securing an A in Physical Education and a B in both Biology and Geography. Both will be studying in Nottingham with James going to study Mathematics at the prestigious Russell Group University, Nottingham University and Daniel Biological Sciences at Nottingham Trent University.

Amy Meagher from Caythorpe gained an A* in English Literature, an A in Psychology and a B in English Language and is going to study Psychology at Loughborough University. Emma Boardman from Newark gained A’s in Psychology and Geography, a C in Biology and an A* in her Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and is going to Lincoln University to study Psychology following an unconditional offer.

Alexander Maughan from Ancaster also gained an A* in his EPQ as well as securing an A for Business Studies and an A in English Literature. He has taken up an Apprenticeship with Streets and Co, chartered accountants in Lincoln and will be studying for his AAT accountancy qualifications.

Connor Brunsden from Cranwell gained an A in Mathematics, a B in Further Maths, a B in Physics and a C in Chemistry and will be studying Physics at Manchester University; Emma Braithwaite from Bassingham gained an A in Art and Design, a B in Mathematics and a C in Biology; Francesca Boyer from Farndon gained an A* in English Literature, an A for her EPQ, a B in German and a C in English Language and will be going to Leeds University to study German and International Relations. Cameron O’Hara from Wellingore secured 3 B’s in German, Biology and Chemistry and is going to Sheffield University to study Biomedical Sciences.

Other successes included Alana Lloyd-Jex from Leadenham who gained two B’s and will be studying Film and TV Studies at University of East Anglia in Norwich and Emmeline Pearce who gained an A in Maths and C’s in Further Maths and Physics and will be heading to Heriot Watt University to study Mathematics.

Mark Guest, headteacher commented: “Ofsted graded our sixth form provision to be ‘Good’ in June and these results provide further evidence that our sixth form continues to go from strength to strength. There have been some outstanding individual performances and we are immensely proud of the hard work, application and superb results from the Sixth Form as a whole.”

Year 12 students are also celebrating exam success with some superb AS Level results. Ellie Reynolds from Cranwell gained 3 As with an A in Psychology, A in Business Studies and A in English Language; Conor Elliott from Navenby secured 3 A’s and a C with A’s in English Literature, English Language and Media Studies and a C in Drama and Theatre Studies; Rachael Sutton from Newark gained A’s in Psychology and English Language and B’s in History and German; Geri Goldstein of Sleaford secured A’s in Psychology and Media Studies, a B in History and a C in Art & Design; McKenna Henson of Claypole gained A’s in English Language and Media Studies and a C in German; Alex May of Ancaster gained an A in Media Studies, B in both Business Studies and English Language and a C in Psychology.

* The school opted not to submit a full list of students and their subject passes.