Sawtry Village Academy celebrates continued A-level success

Posted on August 22, 2017 by Ryan Hyman

Students at Sawtry Village Academy are celebrating another year of academic success, as the number of students achieving A*- C rises to 83 per cent, 9 percentage points higher than in 2016.

The overall pass rate remained high again this year at 100 per cent, with over half of students achieving the highest A*-B grades (57 per cent), a 12 percentage point increase from last year.

The following subjects achieved outstanding results;

Fine Art 75 per cent A*-B,
Chemistry 100 per cent A*-B,
Food Technology 75 per cent A*-B,
Textiles 78 per cent A*-B,
Business 50 per cent A*-B,
English Literature 58 per cent A*-B,
Film Studies 75 per cent A*-B,
Geography 56 per cent A*-B,
History 63 per cent A*-B,
Mathematics 50 per cent A*B,
Media Studies 83 per cent A*-B
Sociology 80 per cent A*-B.

Additionally, the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) had another extremely successful set of results with 75 per cent A*-B and 100 per cent A*-C.

Sarah Wilson, Principal of Sawtry Village Academy spoke about these fantastic results: “We are incredibly proud of all our students, the majority of whom have secured their first choice of university. This fantastic set of results has not only exceeded our expectations and predictions, but also reflects the hard-work and dedication of both our students and staff. We wish all our students the best in their future endeavours.”

Notably high performances included Hannah Wilson, who achieved A* in biology, A in chemistry, A in English literature and A in history.  Hannah will be moving on to study classical archaeology and ancient history at the University of Oxford.  Luke Suckling achieved an A* in history, A in biology, A in English literature and A in business studies.  Luke will be studying business and management at York University. Chris Currien achieved A in biology, A in physics, A in mathematics and A in ICT. Chris is moving on to study automotive engineering.

Particular praise also goes out to students that took the BTEC Applied Medical Science Course, who all attained two A* grades.