Aylward Academy celebrates impressive 2019 KS5 Results with two-thirds of A level entries securing grades A*- C and more than doubling it's Distinction* & Distinction grades from 17% to over 40%.

Sixth-form students from Aylward Academy were celebrating their Key Stage 5 results on Thursday, demonstrating an improved performance on last year.

Aylward Academy saw 40% of entries achieve A* - B and 68% of entries securing A* - C in an A Level qualification and an Average Point Score of 31 points.

Amongst the star performers were: Rojda Taycur who secured an A* in Turkish, an A in Politics, an A in Sociology, a B in History and is going on to University of Warwick to do a degree in Law, and Abdirisaaq Ahmed who achieved an A in Economics, an A in Maths, a B in Chemistry and is going on to UCL to study BSc in Medicinal Chemistry.

In the vocational arena, our Sixth Form students also achieved some impressive outcomes, with 85% of students securing a Merit or better in their Applied General qualifications.

Remo Iafrate, Headteacher at Aylward Academy said:

“We are thrilled with the results we have had this August. A rise in our A*-B at A Level, a big increase in our Average Point Score at BTEC Level 3 and some great first offer acceptances for our students demonstrates that the Sixth Form at Aylward continues to go from strength to strength”.

Lord Agnew, Minister for the School System, said:

“Congratulations to all the pupils and staff at Aylward Academy, and the wider team at AET, on the culmination of much hard work. A level results day marks the moment so many young people will make choices that can shape the rest of their lives, so whatever path they choose, every pupil at Aylward Academy should do so full of confidence.”

Julian Drinkall, CEO of AET said:

“These are a very encouraging set of results, and I want to congratulate all of our sixth-form students and staff for their hard work and focus over the last two years.

“At AET, we are wholly focused on ensuring that the education our academies provide helps young people go on to lead remarkable lives. Today’s results at Aylward Academy put our students firmly on the path to that future, and whether they are moving on to take their studies further, or going into employment, we wish them all the very best for their next exciting step.”

David Hatchett, AET's National Director of Secondary Schools, said:

“High quality 16-19 programmes are fundamental to future success at university, in the world of work or for further education and training, and a key part of our secondary improvement strategy at AET. I am delighted that so many of the sixth-form students at Aylward Academy have achieved such superb results today, and have laid the foundations to go on to lead remarkable lives in the future”.