PUPILS at Leaways School London have been celebrating their recent exam results.
The pupils achieved qualifications including GCSEs and Functional Skills in subjects including Maths, English, Biology, History and Geography and students at the school on average achieved more than four formal qualifications each. There were also passes in GCSE Spoken Languages at all levels – pass, merit and distinction.
Across the school, 92% students gained a Maths qualification and some students achieved up to nine qualifications while four students gained four or more GCSE’s and a range of other qualifications.
Alongside the academic qualifications there were also achievements in cooking and motor mechanics.
100% of leavers will go on to further education, employment or training including to mainstream colleges and sixth forms where they will study subjects including travel and tourism, mechanics, hair and beauty, construction, game design, animal care, sports and for A-levels.
Leaways, a day school in Clapton, Hackney, provides education and care for children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties and also has a specialist unit supporting children with an autism spectrum condition.
Head Teacher Richard Gadd said: "Many of the students we support at Leaways have struggled to achieve in mainstream settings which were unable to meet their individual learning needs and have experienced time out of school and a disrupted education.
“Their range of achievements in attaining these qualifications is something they should be very proud of. They will leave school with a range of meaningful qualifications which will help them go on to achieve their goals in college, training and employment, building a solid base for success in their futures.”
The school is part of the Kedleston Group. Kedleston has a range of residential and day schools across the UK. Across our seven secondary schools, pupils achieved a range of qualifications with hundreds of separate achievements recorded for students across more than 100 different qualifications on offer.
The Group is this year celebrating its 13th birthday and the exam results have certainly been reason to celebrate as schools across the Group have seen their students achieve almost 600 formal qualifications including GCSEs and BTECs across a variety of subjects during 2018-19.
Across the Group, pupils celebrated successes in GCSEs including in mathematics, art, English and science as well as biology, photography, art & design, sociology and history. The pupils also achieved BTECs, Foundation Studies, Entry Level and many other qualifications over the course of the year with some students achieving more than 11 meaningful qualifications each.
These successes and qualifications have seen 100% of leavers across the Group go on to further education, apprenticeships or employment with more than 75% going on to further education in a mainstream college.
There they will work towards careers in diverse areas including animal care, health and beauty, performing arts, construction, game design, travel and tourism, health and social care, carpentry, media. Other pupils are moving on to Sixth Form colleges where they will study for A-levels.