Walton Academy, part of Diverse Academies Trust, today saw students and staff celebrating another set of excellent A level results with a 100% pass rate.

A number of students achieved top A level and Level 3 results, enabling them to progress onto a variety of university courses and apprenticeships, as well as into gap years and employment.

One of this year’s top performers was Jhoey Alivio, who will be heading to the University of Nottingham to study nutrition after achieving a Distinction in food science, a Distinction in applied science and a grade A in art and design. Jhoey said: “All the hard work was worth it, my teachers were so supportive. I’m so proud and can’t wait for my next steps.”

Makenzie Brown was also celebrating this morning after being awarded a double Distinction in performing arts and an A in religious studies. He has a place at the University of Lincoln to study sports journalism and commented: “I was an external application to post 16 and never felt any different from the students who had always been here. I’m so proud of my results, thank you to my teachers who have worked so hard and been so supportive.”

Another superb result was achieved by Isobel Staton, who achieved A,A,A in history, maths and chemistry. She has a place secured at the University of York to study history. Isobel said: “I’m very proud of myself, I can’t believe it! I’m so pleased with my results and delighted to be going on to study at York.”

Celebrations were also in order for Grey Mowlem who will be studying maths at the University of Birmingham after gaining top results of A* in maths, A in further maths and A* in chemistry. Grey said: “I’m really shocked, happy and so proud to have got such great results.”

Madison Ford is off to Sheffield Hallam University in the autumn to take up her place on the early years and primary education course. Madison achieved a double Distinction in performing arts and a Distinction in children’s play, learning and development. She said: “I am so excited to start my journey as a teacher. All the hard work has paid off. Thank you so much to Mrs Hare for all her support!”

Following today’s results, Jess Leonard, Principal, said: “This is a hugely important day for all our year 13 students, and recognition of their exceptional hard work and dedication during their time at Walton Post 16. Congratulations to them all – myself and everyone in the Walton team are immensely proud of all that they have achieved and wish them the very best for their futures.”

The academy invites any students yet to secure a place with a post 16 provider for this September or students considering their post-GCSE options to visit www.walton-ac.org.uk/sixth-form/our-sixth-form/ or email enquiries@walton-ac.org.uk for more information.