Students, families and teachers celebrated another year of excellent results at the Dixie Grammar School this morning which saw almost all students accepted onto one of their chosen university courses and 70% securing places at their first choice. This morning, which was the first ever exam results day for all Sixth Formers, subject teachers and Sixth Form tutors were in school to ensure that all students received the help and support they needed to finalise their plans for September and their futures.
With an overall pass rate of 100%, well over half of all grades awarded were in the range A* to B. Special mention should be made of Kanyin Arikawe who, having started her Sixth Form career learning remotely in a different continent, achieved three A* grades and now goes on to study Medicine at Imperial College, London. We are also delighted that three of our most academically able students have secured places on highly competitive degree apprenticeships with PWC and Siemens.
Mr Richard Lynn, Headmaster, commented, “Many of this morning’s students have been at the Dixie since Pippins Nursery, and I could not be more proud of how all our students and our entire school community have responded to the challenges of the last two and a half years in particular. The family environment within the school, our small class sizes at A level especially and the care and attention Sixth Form tutors are able to give each student mean that they have all received the very best support and guidance. It has been wonderful this morning, despite the concerns expressed in the media, to share in the joy of our students who have worked so hard for their impressive grades and are now excited and looking forward to undoubtedly bright futures.”