Students at The Quest Academy have excelled themselves by achieving a 98% pass rate at A Levels.
The first cohort of Quest students to sit A Levels achieved nearly half of all grades (49%) at A*-C grades, with 35% of those grades being A* to B.
The Sixth Form, known as “Quest 6”, opened in September 2012 with a cohort of 27 students. Many of these students began their secondary school experience with no expectation or hope of attempting A level studies. Just four years ago, few students at The Quest Academy’s predecessor school went on to study A Levels and no provision for them was made on-site.
Andy Crofts, Principal at The Quest Academy said, “I am delighted for these students who have worked so hard to achieve these results, sometimes against challenging odds. They are Quest’s first Sixth Formers and have done us all proud. Four years ago, the school that stood on this site had a reputation for poor teaching and even poorer behaviour. Now, we celebrate the changes we have made, which are exemplified in these extremely promising A Level results. In a couple of weeks, we will be completing the move into our brand new state-of-the-art £16.5 million academy building, with Sixth Form provision that includes nine dedicated seminar style classrooms, a common room with study facilities, a separate Sixth Form library and extensive social facilities. Quest6 will continue to go from strength to strength.”
Mrs Martin, Executive Principal of the Quest Academy and Headteacher at Coloma Convent Girls’ School, sponsor of the Academy, said, “I’m very pleased that Coloma’s standards are being replicated at The Quest Academy – Coloma Trust. I congratulate each student on their results.”
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