Oxford place for Aldridge student in great year for results

Aldridge School students and staff are celebrating again this year with top results for A level and Vocational students.  In a year of great change in A level and GCSE exams and grades, the outcomes for Aldridge School have remained consistently good.

Top student Joseph Drakeley secured A* in Chemistry, Physics, with Grade A’s netted in Maths and Further Maths. Joseph is on his way to read Physics at Oxford.

Sam Lee, Head Boy is now off to study Biomedical Science at Birmingham University having achieved an A in Biology, A* in his extended project and B’s in Chemistry and History.

Lewis Fairclough achieved three grade A’s and is set to study Chemistry at Surrey.

Nikki Sehra, who returned to Aldridge, for an additional two years of study, in order to pursue her dream of becoming a teacher; her top grades across the board for Vocational subjects have earned her a place on a Primary Education Degree course at Leeds Trinity.

As in previous years results in vocational subjects including Business, Sport, IT and Art/Art & Design have been outstanding with a 100 per cent of students achieving distinction* or distinction grades.

“It is a real testament to the students’ parents and staff at the school that so many have achieved excellent results in a time of change and uncertainty” said retiring headteacher David Mountney,

“Our pupils always inspire me with their willingness to work hard and look to make the best of their talents.  We wish them all the best for their future and know they will continue to excel.”