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A Level & BTEC results 2017

Exam success for Brook Learning Trust's sixth formers

At The High Weald Academy students, staff and parents joined in the celebrations for this year’s sixth form exam results where the vast majority of students achieved the necessary grades to continue on their chosen post-18 destinations. Amongst the many success stories, this year saw the first student from The High Weald Academy to secure a place at Cambridge University to study law.

Particular congratulations also go to the students who studied business studies BTEC, 100% of whom achieved Distinction* which shows exceptional progress.

Caroline Longhurst, Interim Principal commented: "I am delighted for our students who have worked so hard to achieve this well-deserved success.  This could not have been accomplished without the support of parents/carers and the commitment and dedication of The High Weald Academy staff who have encouraged, supported and inspired our students to do their very best."

Over at The Hayesbrook School, staff were extremely proud of their 100% pass rate for the technical and applied vocational courses Business Studies, Creative Media, ICT and Sport Exercise Science meaning that all students passed all of their qualifications. Initial figures also indicate excellent achievements in the A Level courses, with 100% pass rates in Art, Design Technology and Geography.

As well as key individual successes, the overall grades indicate that 41% were A*, A or B grades and an impressive 34% of grades were A* or A. This includes the achievement of those studying applied and technical qualifications, where 92% of grades were Distinction*, Distinction or Merit and the average grading Distinction*, a highly commendable achievement.

Destinations for Hayesbrook’s students include University in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford Brooks, Brighton, Northampton, Kent, Surrey and Sheffield and apprenticeships including Virgin Media, Dental Nursing, Policing and the London School of Barbering and full time employment with the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Marines.

We wish all Brook Learning Trust’s year 13 students the very best for their future and look forward to hearing about their continued successes as they leave our academies to start the next stage of their lives.