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Year 13 results success

Congratulations to all of our Year 13 students

Students at The de Ferrers Sixth Form Campus today received their hard earned results. Destinations include universities around the country along with the RAF, Rolls Royce and Nursing.

This year, following the cancellation of exams, grades were awarded through a process of teacher assessed grades, against a national standard and approved and awarded by the exam boards. The government is not publishing performance data for any schools or colleges this year due to the varying impact of the pandemic.

Kathy Hardy, Principal said:

We are immensely proud of all the work and achievements of our students, especially after such another difficult and disrupted year. Our staff have worked tirelessly to ensure students are all able to progress onto successful next steps, and we look forward to seeing and hearing about their achievements in the future.

This was also echoed by Ian McNeilly, Chief Executive of the de Ferrers Trust.

The last two years have been difficult for many people across society, including those working in education.These grades and the success stories behind them are a reflection of the hard work put in by students, teachers and other staff.

I would like to thank my colleagues for their dedication and industry as well as congratulating all of our fine young people on their achievements”.

Some of the success stories included:

Betija Rence - Maths - A*, Biology A*, Chemistry A* who now goes on to study Biochemistry at Southampton University said, “I am over the moon with my results and I have absolutely loved the de Ferrers experience”.

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Emily Wan - English Literature - A*, Psychology - A*, History - A, now goes on to Nottingham Trent University to study Psychology (Mental Health) said, “I am really looking forward to meeting new people at university

 

Iqra Ali - Maths - A*, Biology - A*, Chemistry - A*, now goes on to study Medicine at Birmingham University said “The teachers have been absolutely amazing at de Ferrers, even more so during lockdown. I wouldn’t have been able to do this with their support and the support of my family and friends”.

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Sami-Ullah Sikander - Religious Studies - A*, Sociology - A*, English Literature - A, now goes on to Birmingham university to study Law said, “There have been many ups and downs along the way during my A Levels, but I have worked really hard and have realised my potential. I am so, so happy with my results

Charlie Mafham - Maths - A*, PE - A*, Biology - is now going to Birmingham University to study Biomedical Science said, “I have absolutely loved my time at de Ferrers, all seven years havebeen amazing. However, I am really looking forward to the next stage of my education, mainly to be able to play sport again at University

 

Alannah Travers - Health & Social Care - D*D (Distinction), Sociology - A, EPQ - A, now goes on to Cardiff University to study Midwifery. Alannah said, “I am so excited to go to Cardiff, but I am really sad to leave the de Ferrers. I have loved it here and I will miss the staff and people I have met”.