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Sixth Formers at Accrington Academy are celebrating after receiving their results today.

Across both A Level and vocational qualifications, the academy saw some very strong results with a number of students enjoying particularly impressive individual successes.

Students celebrating included:

  •  Kaitlyn Knight, who achieved A*AA and has secured a place at Edinburgh University to read English language and literature;
  • Taylor Bickerstaff, who achieved D*DD and is going taking some time out to travel and then would like to go to Manchester University;
  • Aqsa Hussain, who achieved D*D*D* and will be taking up a place at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to study psychology;
  • Sadiya Mansha, who achieved D*D*D* and is going onto Manchester Metropolitan University to study early years and childhood studies.
  •  Luke Adamson, who achieved A*BC and is going to Newcastle University to study Law

Kaitlyn Knight said: “It’s been nerve wracking awaiting my results. The exams were hard, I didn’t know what to expect however I did better than I expected and I am so happy as I worked extremely hard.”

Luke Adamson commented: ” I was pleased when I opened my results as they reflected all my hard work. I have enjoyed my time at Accrington Academy. The teachers are very supportive and look after you.”

James Kerfoot, Headteacher of Accrington Academy, said:

“All our Sixth Form students celebrating today can be proud of their achievements, knowing their hard work has been rewarded with some excellent results and destinations. Likewise, I would like to thank our staff team who have provided invaluable support, guidance and encouragement over the past two years.”

“What is particularly pleasing is to see strong results across both academic and vocational courses, demonstrating the broad variety of talents and interests that our students get to develop at Accrington Academy. Whether they choose to go onto university, training or employment, we are determined to help each student gain the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need. It is therefore fantastic to share in their celebrations today – we wish them every success in the future.”


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