Best ever sixth form results
Sixth form results 2019
Students at The de Ferrers Academy have achieved their best ever post-16 results following the move into the new facilities at the Sixth Form Campus in Waterloo Street. Y13 students enjoyed success across both Academic and Vocational courses, with both areas showing a real improvement on the 2018 results, particularly in Average Points Score. Subjects enjoying notable success include Economics, Art, Chemistry, Product Design and PE.
A pleasing number of students achieved straight A or Distinction grades. Megan Lear’s outstanding performance saw her achieve 4 A* grades in Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Computing and she will now move on to read Mathematics at Cambridge University. Eve Grady excelled to achieve 3 A* grades in Maths, French and Chemistry and an A grade in Further Maths; she will be studying Chemistry at Manchester University.
Principal, Nick Holmes, said, “I am delighted for the hardworking students and staff; it has been a pleasure to see so many smiling faces this morning as students have received their results. The move to the Sixth Form Campus has been very successful and I am confident that it will go from strength-to-strength in the future.”