Students at Landau Forte College Derby are celebrating some brilliant A-level successes.
Overall, a superb 40% of entries were awarded the very top grades of A*-A. This is a significant increase on last year’s 30%.
58% of entries were awarded A*-B grades, up from last year’s 50%.
Students achieved particularly well in highly academic A-level subjects such as maths and business, and performance in vocational qualifications was also very strong.
Across the sixth form, students were celebrating their results and places they have secured at the universities of their choice.
More than 10 students achieved straight A* and A grades. Amongst those celebrating were:
- Irene Micco who is going to University College, London to read Physics. Irene achieved an A* in Maths, an A* in Further Maths, an A in Physics and As in her A/S Levels in Italian and Chemistry;
- Harrison Smalley who was awarded an A* for his Extended Project Qualification, an A* in Biology and As in Chemistry and Maths and will now study Medicine at the University of Leicester. Harrison said:
“I am extremely pleased with my results and I am thankful for the help and support I have received from the staff here”.
- Holly Sudbury who achieved an A* in Business and As in History and English and will read Business at Nottingham Trent. Holly said:
“I am so happy with my results, I am exceptionally pleased and proud and I am now looking forward to starting my degree course in Nottingham”;
- Pankaj Kumar who is going to Kings College, University of London to read Physics with Theoretical Physics;
- Jeremy Mitchell who will study Engineering at the University of Bath;
- Raj Nizzer who is going to Newcastle University to read Mathematics
- Jadyn Thompson who is going to read Creative Writing and Drama at DeMontfort University
- Kobi-Kazia Thompson who will read Sport and Exercise Science at Derby University
- Cameron Wilton who is going to Sheffield Hallam University to read Sport and Exercise Science.
Congratulating the students, Landau Forte College Principal Alison Brannick said:
“These are wonderful results for our students and I would like to congratulate each of them on their dedication and hard work in achieving these results.
“Our sixth form has a strong academic focus and it is particularly pleasing to see our students going on to some of the very best universities; and to read subjects that will help them access top careers.”