Academy students achieve beautiful results

Students at The Academy Hair and Beauty training college in Scarborough are proving to be a cut above.

Monday, 8th June 2020, 2:00 pm
Make up artistry student Olivia Walker achieved a distinction.

The hard-working students achieved a 91% pass rate for Level 2 theory exams in the Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy categories.

The Level 2 make-up artistry students achieved an outstanding theory exam pass rate of 100%.

100% of make-up artistry students achieved merit or distinction including Casey Jayne Canvass and Maddie Roberts who achieved merit and Olivia Walker who achieved distinction.

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Hairdressing student Kathryn Marsh achieved a merit.

For the theory exam Hairdressing students Kathryn Marsh, Chloe Myock and Barbering student Sayira Mills achieved a merit.

Beauty therapy students Katarina Coia, Harriet Miller, Carla Parkin all from Whitby achieved merit as did adult learners Bryony Fearnley and Benyta Forsdyke, Cienna Keld achieved distinction.

Some of these students may now go on to achieve a merit or distinction overall and will progress onto another level of study.

The written theory exams were sat before Covid 19 restrictions and this year students will receive a calculated final grade to be approved by the City + Guilds body.

Cienna Keld achieved a distinction.

Adult learners and those aged 16-19 work towards a Technical Certificate, passing both externally marked theory and practical exams.

Adult learners and young people from Norton, Scarborough, York, Whitby and surrounding villages also took part in traineeships, work experience programmes, maths and English sessions as well as local and national skills competitions.

The Academy also works with over 60 salons/spas/barbers to deliver City & Guilds Apprenticeships and has a government contract to provide free education and traineeships for young people to prepare them for the world of work and apprenticeships across North Yorkshire.

Academy director Lindsay Burr MBE said: “Congratulations to all students at The Academy.

“Thanks go to students, parents, tutors and to our funding partners Scarborough 6th Form, YH Training and the ESFA.

“We continue to support many salons, barbers and spas across the region providing valuable work experience and apprenticeships.

“These theory exam results are wonderful news.”

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