Educate Magazine - 2021-09-01


Pathways to success


Students at Deyes High School and College@Deyes are, once again, celebrating an excellent set of results. Staff were immensely proud of the way their students have shown such strength of character, determination and resilience despite the ongoing challenges they faced during their final two years at the school and college. Students adapted quickly and positively to the new way in which they were assessed this year and they now have incredible results with which to take the next exciting steps on their journey. On A-level results day, 73% of students received A* - B grades across its A-level courses and 47% of students received A* - A grades. 62% received the top grades of distinction* and distinction across its vocational courses. Two students were successful in securing their places at the University of Oxford. Joe Davies achieved four A* grades and will be studying physics, whilst Jack Morgan achieved two A*s and one A. Jack will be studying English. On GCSE results day, 75% of students achieved grades 9-5 in English and 65% achieved grades 9-5 in maths. 72% of its students achieved at least five standard passes, including those in English and maths. Some of its highlights included Amelia Hughes who achieved nine Grade 9s, alongside Ann Boylan who achieved seven Grade 9s and two Grade 8s; Christina Keating achieved nine Grade 9s; Suzanne Keating achieved one Grade 9, five Grade 8s and three Grade 7s. Mrs Beaney, head of school, said: “These results reflect the students’ fortitude to succeed, despite the unique circumstances they have faced. We sincerely hope that such fantastic results will empower our students to realise their dreams and ambitions in the future.” Miss Griffith Evans, director of Sixth Form said: “We are immensely proud of every one of our students and these results reflect their determination to succeed, despite the challenging circumstances they have faced. These results have empowered our students to take their next steps and we look forward to hearing all about their future successes”.


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