Record breakers at Deepings School

Joy all around at the Deepings School. Photo: SG180811-05MD
Joy all around at the Deepings School. Photo: SG180811-05MD
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STUDENTS at The Deepings School are celebrating record-breaking A-level grades after picking up their results on Thursday.

STUDENTS at The Deepings School are celebrating record-breaking A-level grades after picking up their results yesterday.

Headteacher Chris Beckett said almost all of the year 13 pupils had been accepted on to their first choice course or employment after securing a 99 per cent pass rate on exams.

Mr Beckett said the staff were “proud” of the cohort, praising the efforts of both the students, staff and parents.

“We are delighted with another solid set of A-level results and we wish all students the very best for the future,” he said.

“Special congratulations go to our two successful Oxbridge candidates Georgia Kirby and Elizabeth Roe.

“Students, parents, staff and the wider community can all celebrate and share in theses achievements.”

The record-breaking year for the school saw one in five passes at A* or A grade and almost 70 per cent achieving A*-C grades.

A total of 32 out of 36 subjects achieved 100 per cent pass rates.

One of the school’s high achievers is Georgia Kirby (17), of Stamford Road, Market Deeping, who has won a place studying medicine at King’s College, Cambridge.

Hard working Georgia has achieved three A* grades in physics, maths and chemistry and an A in biology.

She said: “I was so excited. I am relieved – I can be excited about university without worrying about my place.

“It is absolutely amazing.”

Elizabeth Rose (18), of Fenville Muse, Deeping St James, will be joining Oxford University in the autumn after achieving three A grades in maths, chemistry and biology. She will be studying medicinal chemistry at the prestigious university.

She said: “I am thrilled. For the last couple of years I have wanted to go. I’ve put in a lot of work.”

Jade Dear (18), of Badger Lane, Bourne, will be emigrating to Australia with an excellent batch of results. She achieved an A in communications, Bs in history and general studies and a D in psychology.

Jade said: “I feel fine, I am moving to Australia in October and hope to go to university there.”

One of the youngsters, who was over the moon with their results is Jacob Parkin (18), of Manor Close, Baston, who achieved an A grade in maths, B in physics and a C in biology.

Jacob has decided not to go to university after being offered a job as a trainee accountant.

He said: “I’m very happy about the results but I have always wanted to do accountancy so I thought I would go for the job.”

Ellie Burch (18), of Eastgate, Deeping St James, has As in history and religious studies and a B in English.

She will be studying history and philosophy at York University.

Ellie said: “It was shocking. I wasn’t expecting it, I was expecting to go through clearing.

“I think students are getting brighter.”

Charlotte Cross (18), of Bridge Street, Market Deeping, has an A in ICT, Bs in ICT applied and English along with a C in Communications.

She will be studying law at Nottingham Trent University.

Charlotte said: “I have worked my socks off and I can’t believe it. I didn’t expect to get the results I did but it shows that hard work pays off.”


Key: A – art, B – biology, BS- business (voc), BTA - BTEC art and design award, BTI - BTI, BTS - BTS, BTIC - BTIC certificate, BTSC - BTSC certificate, C - chemistry, CS - communication studies, D - drama, DA - dance, DTF - design technology (food), DTG - design technology (graphic products), DTR - design Technology (resistant materials), E - English language, EC - economics, EL - English literature, F – French, GR – German, GS - general studies, H – history, HS - health and social care, I - Italian, IT - information technology, M – maths,P - physics, PE - physical education, PS - psychology, RS - religious studies, SO - sociology, SP - Spanish, TT - travel and tourism, UM - use of maths.

** denotes A*

* denotes A grade

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