Students at St Bede’s in Upper Dicker, near Hailsham, are celebrating another year of A Level achievement.
Overall, Bede’s Sixth Formers achieved 68% of Art studentsachieving A or A* grades, 63% of Modern Foreign Language students achieving the same, and 45% of Maths and Further Maths pupils achieving A or A* grades.
Amongst the school’s success stories, a number of pupils achieved clutches of full marks in their modules. These individuals included Asher Pearl who, aside from achieving straight A* grades in his four A Level courses, scored 100% in over half of his Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry modules.
Amy Camp from Polegate, achieved A* grades in Biology and Chemistry, A grades in Latin and English Literature and a B grade in Maths and Siobhan Culley who was awarded straight A’s in History, Biology and Psychology, which she will go on to study at Bath university.
Bede’s Deputy Head of School Kaz Johnson-Salami, also achieved full marks in over 50% of his A Level Art modules, and with his A* in Art, A in Business and B in Politics.
Bede’s Headmaster Dr Richard Maloney said of the results: “In a time where grades are being pushed downwards by governmental pressure, Bede’s students have bucked that trend. Our aim is to add value to each of our students to enable them to strive for what is best for them. Once more, I am hugely proud of Bede’s pupils’ achievements as academics and people.”