‘Extremely proud’ of Wellsway and IKB students

YEAR 13 students at Wellsway School and IKB Academy in Keynsham have been congratulated on their performance in their A-Level and vocational qualifications.

Overall, for Wellsway, 54% of entries obtained a grade B or higher, and 80% a grade C or higher.

Principal Rob Pearsall said: “The hard work and motivation of our students ensures that the outcomes are a real credit to them, and we wish them every success as they prepare for the next chapter in their lives.

“I am extremely proud of all our students. So many have worked extremely hard and clearly been rewarded for their ability to adapt and maintain a sustained focus on their learning.

“I’m pleased that so many now have the qualifications and skills they need to go on to the next stage of their learning.”

This year, students sat full external examinations, with grading brought in line with 2019. Those who achieved outstanding results included:

Austin – 4 A*s in Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Further Maths.

Amelia – 4 A*s in Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Further Maths.

Luke H – an A* in Maths and As in Chemistry, Computing and Further Maths.

Joel – an A* in Maths and As in Computing, Further Maths and Physics.

Sophie L – an A* in Biology and As in Chemistry and Maths.

Keziah – an A* in English Literature and As in History and Maths. Also to be commended are Joseph B (A*, A*, A, B), Joe M (A, A, A), Finn H (A, A, A), Charlie W (A*, A, B, B), Fleur (A*, A, B, B), Jay (A*, A, B, B),Toby (A*, A, B, B), Sophie O (A, A, B), Amy N (A, A, B), Finn E (A, A, B), and Darcey H (A, A, B, B).

Almost all students achieved grades that have enabled them to progress to the next stage of their chosen route, in education, training or employment.

Austin and Amelia are studying medicine, while Anna will be starting veterinary science. Fleur is reading classics at Oxford University.

Ryan has started an apprenticeship as a personal tax trainee, Ben S with the Ministry of Defence, and Ellie M is training with BAM Construction.

The schools said: “This year’s grades show that our students have been able to cope admirably with the disruption that the pandemic has caused to their education.”

Pictured, Amy, Margaux and Keziah celebrate after receiving their A-Level results at Wellsway School