Another impressive year for Skegness Grammar School
Students at Skegness Grammar School, part of the David Ross Education Trust, have been celebrating their success as they received their A level grades today.
Whether they have their heart set on university, want to move onto higher education or are on track to landing their dream job, Skegness Grammar School’s students have worked extremely hard throughout the year in order to set themselves up for a bright future.
HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2017
Skegness Grammar School saw some impressive grades, particularly in Maths with almost 95% of students achieving an A*-B.
In addition, 100% of students achieved an A*-C in Physics, Geography, Religious Studies, Government and Politics, Art and History, whilst almost 85% achieved an A*-B in Economics.
Heather Scott, Principal at Skegness Grammar School, said: “We are delighted for our students at Skegness Grammar School and we are incredibly proud to have been part of their journey.
“It is immensely rewarding to see how our students have matured and blossomed as learners during their time at Skegness Grammar School. They are now ready to take up their university places and begin the next exciting chapter in their education.”
Among the successful students celebrating is James Tarrant, who secured his place at the London School of Economics to study Maths. James, who swept the board with an A* in Maths, an A in Further Maths and an A in Physics, said: “I am thrilled with my results and I am looking forward to starting my course, meeting new people and gaining new experiences at University.”
Jemima Wadsack, who secured an A* in Maths, an A in Further Maths and an A in Biology, will now go the University of Leeds to study Maths. She said: “I am relieved that the wait is over. I am so pleased that I have got the grades I needed and cannot wait to start my course at the University of Leeds.”
Penny Wathall, Head Girl and a boarder at Skegness Grammar School, also received the results she needed to study Politics & International Relations at the University of York. Penny, who achieved an A* in History, an A in Geography and a B in English Literature, said: “All of the extra revision and hard work throughout the year has really paid off. I am thrilled to be starting the next chapter at the University of York.”
Other top performers were Georgia Bembridge and Charlie Bonner, who will both go onto their chosen universities.
Georgia, who achieved an A* in Maths, an A in Further Maths and an A in Physics, will now study Maths at the University of Leeds. She said: “I am really pleased. My grades mean that I have the opportunity to study a subject that I am really passionate about. I am looking forward to embracing the challenge at university.”
Charlie, who is a keen wheelchair basketball player, secured his place at Loughborough University to study Sports Sciences. Charlie, who was awarded an A* in Sports Studies and an A in Psychology, as well as an Extended Project Qualification, said: “I am over the moon with my results and am so pleased that I have secured my place at Loughborough University. I have loved my time at Skegness Grammar School, the staff and my fellow peers have been so supportive throughout my studies.”
As part of the David Ross Education Trust, Skegness Grammar School is committed to delivering academic excellence. Students also benefit from the Trust’s pioneering enrichment programme, which provides an incredible range of inspirational learning experiences in sport, arts and music. Through an array of exciting opportunities, students are encouraged to develop their passions and discover their talents.
Rowena Hackwood, Chief Executive Officer at the David Ross Education Trust, said: “We believe in ensuring that our students receive an exceptional education, both inside and outside of the classroom, to help them broaden their horizons. An education at one of our academies encourages students to become well-rounded, academically able young people who make a valuable contribution to their workplaces and their communities.
“Congratulations to all of our students at Skegness Grammar School who are celebrating their incredible results. We would like to wish them the very best for their future endeavours.”