Former A level students at Plympton Academy return for celebration evening

Year 13 A level students who left Plympton Academy last year came back
recently for an evening of celebration.

The event, was held in the schools prestigious new performing arts
building, The Morpurgo Studios.

Returning students shared their success stories with members of staff.
Many have gone on to university to study a range of subjects,
including Musical Theatre, Criminology and History. Others are
completing higher level apprenticeships or have gone into full time
employment.

At the event, also attended by family and friends, the former students
received certificates to mark their A Level and B tech successes, as
well as a popular ‘guess the student’ section with comments from the
pastoral and teaching team.

Current Performing Arts students entertained everyone with a variety
of dance and music.

Katie Kerr, Assistant Principal at Plympton Academy with
responsibility for the Sixth Form, said: “It was fantastic to see so
many of our former students join us so we could celebrate this
occasion with them. As we say goodbye to them we also wish them luck
in their future endeavours and we’ll be keeping in touch with them to
hear about their journey as they progress towards their goals.”

The A level presentation evening is one of the highlights of the
school calendar. “It’s always great to welcome students back to
celebrate their achievements and catch up on what they have done
next,” said Principal Lisa Boorman.