Updated picture gallery: De Aston students celebrate success

De Aston School’s Sixth Formers were commended today for their excellent individual performances.

Overall the A*-E pass rate was 99 percent, with 49 percent of students achieving the equivalence of at least one A grade at A Level.

Kathryn Cook and Chrissy Bird EMN-140814-112104001

Kathryn Cook and Chrissy Bird EMN-140814-112104001

The school had a number of students achieving the highest possible A-level grade of A* and a host of others who gained superb personal results in a range of academic and vocational qualifications.

There was an amazing set of results for Year 13 student Tek Hong Chung, who achieved four A* grades and one A grade

Tek also managed some perfect unit scores across his sciences and intends to go on to study medicine.

Kathryn Cook collected one A* and two A grades, while Jessica Codd and Peter Randall also achieved an A Level A* grade.

Other students who achieved an A grade in a range of subjects included Jade Foster, Vanessa Chow, Chloe Ashley and Liam Underwood.

Headteacher Ellenor Beighton commended the “dedication of the students and the commitment of the staff”.

“The students worked very hard for what they achieved and should be proud of their individual performances,” added Mrs Beighton.

“This is a remarkable set of results, especially in the context of schools nationally reporting a dip in achievement.”

And in Year 12 there were notable subject successes for a number of students too, including Hannah Chan, Elaine Fong, Stephanie Wright, Abigail Woolley, Gabriella Whybrow and Olivia Rigg.