Students were filled with many emotions as they collected their A-Level and KS5 BTEC results at Lincoln Castle Academy this morning, most initially nervous, but then relieved, happy, and excited.
Overall, 95% of entries across all Level 3 courses were graded A*- E, with an impressive 47% graded A*- B.
Amy Courtier gained an exceptional 2 A* and 2 A grades, in Business Studies, Sociology, History and Religious Studies respectively, while her sister Erin gained an A in Sociology and a B in both Biology and Religious Studies.
Sophie Baddeley, 18 from Lincoln, attended Westgate Primary Academy; she gained 3 A grades, in Maths, Sociology and Biology and will be reading Mathematics & Philosophy at the University of Leeds.
“I’m really proud and excited for all my friends, for all getting into their dream universities. The joy is far greater because I get to share it with them”.
Michael Grier, 18 from Lincoln, attended both Mount St and Westgate primary schools, and was “happy” to gain three Distinction* grades including Media and Drama. Before heading to John Moore’s University in Liverpool, he said:
“It was a fun course which allowed me to develop as a person”.
Lena Lancastle, 18 from Lincoln, also attended Westgate Primary Academy, and was “giddy with excitement” to gain 3 B grades in her A-Levels, in Geography, Sociology and Biology. She will be reading Geography at the University of Sussex. Lena also wished to thank her teachers!
Daniel Proctor, 18 from Lincoln and formerly from Westgate Primary Academy, gained 3 A-Levels including respectable C grades in Maths and Chemistry,
“I was relieved when I saw my results. The courses were very challenging but also interesting. I’d like to thank the staff for their help and support. I’ll now be attending the Royal Veterinary College, London in September”.
George Coupland, 17, attended St Faith & St Martin Primary School, gained 3 A grades in his AS levels,
“I thought I’d do worse, but can’t complain at a Royal Flush!”
We wish George the best for next year as he returns to finish his A2 subjects.
Mrs Laming, Headteacher, said:
“With a 95% pass rate and 47% grades between A*-B, we are delighted with these results. 70% of the year group applied to university and have been successful in securing places on a wide range of courses, including: Physics, History, Cyber-security, Veterinary Science, Midwifery, Aerospace Engineering and much more. Other students begin employment or apprenticeships in their chosen field.”