The Littlehampton Academy A Level results: principal praises students for 'overcoming adversity'

Students at The Littlehampton Academy's principal has praised his A Level students on one of the most unprecedented results days in living memory.

Thursday, 13th August 2020, 3:53 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th August 2020, 3:56 pm
The Littlehampton Academy A level results day 2020. Left to right: Sophie McKenner - Biology A, Chemistry B, Maths B; Mya Pearce-Ahdoud - Maths B, Further Maths B, Biology B, Chemistry C; Joel Grout - Physics A*, Maths A, Further Maths B; Will Hayward - Maths A*, Further Maths A, Chemistry A and Physics A*

With exams cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic and news that large swathes of results were being downgraded, students had an anxious wait to find out if they had made the grade.

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He said: “I would like to extend my congratulations to our students who have overcome turbulence and adversity to secure some excellent results today.

"My colleagues have worked hard with these fantastic young people to ensure that they are able to progress to the next stage of their lives with confidence and security.

"We are very proud of the achievements of our students and they deserve every success and happiness in the future.”

Director of learning for Key Stage 5, Matt Sealby, said: “These results are a reflection of the hard work students have put in not only through their time in the sixth form, but also prior to this.

"Despite the unprecedented nature of the results this year, I am incredibly proud of the Year 13 students who have coped admirably with everything that has come their way this academic year. We wish all of our students the very best for their next steps."