A LEVEL RESULTS: Stars of Skegness Academy ready for challenges ahead

The wait is over for Vlad Brebeanu and Jorden Glenn of Skegness Academy. ANL-160818-102505001
The wait is over for Vlad Brebeanu and Jorden Glenn of Skegness Academy. ANL-160818-102505001
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The curtain is about to raise on the next chapter of their education for successful A-Level and AS students at Skegness Academy - including a leading lady who wowed audiences in their production of Annie Junior. 
Danielle Harrison-Luscombe was celebrating two Distinction* in Performing Arts, a B in media studies and C in AS sociology this morning.
The 18-year-old from Skegness said: “It’s been extremely hard work but I’m really pleased. I love performing and one day I want to join a travelling theatre.”
Danielle was just one of the stars of the day. Thed academy was celebrating the sixth consecutive year in which students have maintained a perfect 100 per cent pass rate for A-level or equivalent.

Among the others who have particular cause to celebrate are Vlad Brebeanu who has achieved an A* in Mathematics, an A in Statistics, an A in Further Mathematics plus a B in Physics and is going to study mathematics at the University of Bath. 
Vlad, from Boston, said: “I’ve been quite nervous about today and it’s all been quite emotional. The teachers have been great and I have them to thank for helping me achieve what I have.”

Star achievers at Skegness Academy Dabielle Harrison Luscombe and Sophie Harrison. ANL-160818-102910001

Star achievers at Skegness Academy Dabielle Harrison Luscombe and Sophie Harrison. ANL-160818-102910001

Courtney Maxwell, of Skegness – who achieved an A in Sociology, a double Distinction* in Business Studies plus a Distinction* in Law and is going to study International Business Management with a year abroad at the University of Sheffield. She said: “I love the subject because it gives me the opportunity to travel and I’m really looking forward to it.”

Other stars of the day were Sophie Harrison, who achieved a C in Psychology, an A in Geography plus a B in Sociology and is going to study Social Psychology at the University of East Anglia;  Robert Aspey who achieved a C in Mathematics, a B in Statistics plus a B in AS level Further Mathematics and is going to study Mathematics at the University of Liverpool;  Buju Heaton Adgebile who achieved an A in Mathematics, an A in AS level Further Mathematics plus an A in Statistics and is going to study Financial Maths at the University of Loughborough;  Kyle Staley who achieved a C in Biology plus a C in Chemistry is going to study Biochemistry at the Sheffield Hallam University; Ben Rowlinson who achieved a C in AS level Biology, a C in AS level Chemistry, a B in AS level Physics and a B in AS level Mathematics; Rebecca Clarkson who achieved a distinction and a distinction * in Business Studies, a distinction* in Health and Social Care, a distinction* in ICT and a distinction* in Law; Jack Cookson who achieved a distinction and a distinction* in Business Studies and a double distinction* in ICT; and Callum Hutchinson who achieved a double distinction* in Business Studies and a double distinction* in ICT.

Overall, 87 per cent of students achieved the minimum standard in academic subjects, 96 per cent achieved the minimum standard in Vocational subjects and 55 per cent of students achieved a grade C or above, which is a 25 per cent increase on the results achieved in 2015.

Ben Pearce, Acting Principal, said: “These are a fantastic set of results, which we are incredibly proud of. Well done to Lara Oldfield and her team for a sixth consecutively great year. The Skegness Academy wants to wish all of our leavers the best for their future.”

Time to celebrate for  Skegness Academy students Reece Jordan, Cona Somma, Laura Dexter, Ashleigh Evison, Taylor Woodward and Owen Spence, ANL-160818-102519001

Time to celebrate for Skegness Academy students Reece Jordan, Cona Somma, Laura Dexter, Ashleigh Evison, Taylor Woodward and Owen Spence, ANL-160818-102519001

Courtney Maxwell of Skegness celebrating her A Level results at Skegness Academy. ANL-160818-102452001

Courtney Maxwell of Skegness celebrating her A Level results at Skegness Academy. ANL-160818-102452001