Post 16 Results

24th August 2017

Students and staff at Don Valley Academy are celebrating a fantastic set of post 16 results for this academic year.

Almost half the A Level results achieved were graded at A*-C and 20% of grades were A*-B.

A-Level maths accumulated some outstanding results with 50% of the cohort achieving grades A*-B with 83% also achieving grades A*-C.

Great results were seen across a wide range of subjects, with 100% pass rate in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, Polish, English, History, Maths, Media Studies, Performance Studies and Theatre Studies.

Jessica Mitchel achieved an A grade in Sociology, an A grade in History and a grade B in Psychology, in addition to acquiring a Distinction* in Health Studies. Jessica is now looking forward to studying Psychology at the University of Derby.

Similarly, Oliver Challen has performed magnificently all year and his hard work has been rewarded with an A grade in Mathematics, a grade B in Chemistry and a grade B in Physics. Oliver now moves on to Leeds University where he will be studying a degree in Mathematics.

In total, 60% of Year 13 Don Valley students are moving onto higher education at University.

Students on Level 3 vocational courses performed exceptionally well, with 100% of all grades awarded at Distinction * through to Pass level.

Head of Sixth form Mr Whaley said “We are extremely pleased with all our students’ achievements this year and I am extremely proud that so many of our students have been successful in acquiring places at University.  I wish them every success in their chosen destination. The exam results are well-deserved and represents a collective effort from students, staff and parents”.

Paul Tarn, Chief Executive Officer of Delta Academies Trust, said “I am delighted that the dedication of students, staff and parents has been rewarded in these excellent results.  The results achieved by the students are testament both to their hard work and to that of their teachers.   I recognise the significant improvements in performance across the Academy and this is reflective of the amazing commitment and professionalism of teachers and other Academy staff who have supported students at this important and testing time.       

We wish all students well in their next steps in education, training or employment, and look forward to hearing about their future achievements”.