Kingsley Academy Celebrates Post-16 Results

58% of entries secured A* - C at A Level

58% of general applied qualifications graded as Merit or better

Sixth formers from Kingsley Academy were celebrating their Key Stage 5 results on Thursday, demonstrating an improved performance on last year.

Part of AET’s family of schools, Kingsley Academy saw 58% of A level entries securing A* - C and an Average Point Score of 27.8 points. 23% of grades this year were at the top A* - B.

There were some stand out performances in A Level results:

  • A*s in Chemistry and Maths and an A in Biology
  • As in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • A* in Fine Art, and Bs in Film Studies and Finance
  • A* Maths, and As in Spanish and Portuguese

In the vocational arena, our sixth form students also achieved some strong outcomes, with 58% of students achieving a Merit or better in their Applied General qualification(s).

Headteacher, Elroy Cahill, who joined the Academy in February 2019, said:

"There have been some terrific achievement by many of our young people today, with many students moving on to some of the best universities in the UK to read a range of subjects from Medicine to Finance. Our A level results are a foundation for securing ever further improvement next year and ensuring that we realise our ambition to allow all of our young people to secure great grades and go on to lead remarkable lives.”

Lord Agnew, Minister for the School System, said:

“Congratulations to all the pupils and staff at Kingsley Academy, and the wider team at AET, on reaching 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 Kingsley 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 Kingsley 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 Kingsley Academy have achieved such superb results today, and have laid the foundations to go on to lead remarkable lives in the future”.