A-LEVEL RESULTS 2017
Students and staff at Education South West secondary schools, Teign School and Coombeshead Academy, are once again celebrating an excellent set of A level examination results.
At Teign School nearly half of all grades were at A*- B level with the success rate at nearly 100%. These exceptional results once again illustrate the excellent work carried out by staff and students. The vast majority of students have achieved their first choice university place, including Oxbridge universities, with students of all abilities now well placed to pursue their chosen careers. Head of Sixth Form, Tony Dolan, said “We are extremely proud of the achievements of all of our students. Behind these figures lies a significant amount of hard work and dedication. We continue to serve our students by providing them with the best opportunity for the next steps in their education and careers.”
Coombeshead Academy’s results were also outstanding with this year showing continued improvement on last. Andrew Hulbert Headteacher of Coombeshead Academy said, “We are once again celebrating an outstanding set of results at post 16. I would like to congratulate all students who worked so hard to achieve the qualifications that they have. Pupils at Coombeshead Academy have embraced the challenge of further study with the support of the outstanding staff and this has resulted in outcomes at the academy improving once again compared to previous years.” Two thirds of A level and Vocational grades were at A* – C; with one third of students attaining A* – B grades.
Executive Principal Matthew Shanks praised the commitment of the staff in both schools and the dedication of the students. “We are continually told how examinations are getting harder. Students and staff are working harder than ever to gain success and these results at both schools once again shows how working hard brings its rewards. I pay tribute to the hard work of staff at Teign School and Coombeshead Academy and congratulate all the students involved for their successes.”
Teign School Press Release GCSE results 2017
Following the success last week of some superb A level results including 3 Oxbridge places, students at Teign School have achieved an excellent set of GCSEs.
Almost a fifth of the grades were A/A* and students performed well in the new GCSEs in English and Maths.
Headteacher, Suzannah Wharf, commented ‘The students at Teign have much to be proud of and celebrate. Their hard work has paid off with some strong results, improved from the previous year. It is encouraging that we are continuing on an upwards trajectory in a time of much change nationally to the exam system and with increasing challenge at GCSE level. Students at Teign school have shown a great determination to succeed and the importance their education holds in securing the next steps for their aspirational futures.’
Some fantastic individual results include:
Grace Hethrington achieved seven A*s, two grade 9s and one grade 8
Travis Graham achieved five A*s, two As, one grade 9 and one grade 6
Ella Hartigan achieved six A*s, one A, two grade 7s and one grade 6
Zoe Pike achieved five A*s, one A, one B and two grade 8s and one grade 6
Ellie Pool achieved five A*s, one A, one grade 9 and one grade 8
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