Ormiston Bushfield Academy celebrates student achievements

  10 August, 2021

A-level student, Ellie secures outstanding results to study forensic science

Students and staff at Ormiston Bushfield Academy are celebrating today following receiving their A-level results, enabling them to secure places at their chosen universities, including Cambridge, apprenticeships and selected jobs.

Despite it being another challenging academic year due to the pandemic, students at Ormiston Bushfield Academy’s sixth form have achieved some excellent results which reflect the hard work and commitment shown throughout their studies.

Students across the school performed well, with some of the individual standout achievements including:

  • Freya secured her place at the University of Cambridge to study Geography after achieving A*, A*, A in Geography, English Literature and Language and Biology, and an A in her EPQ.
  • Noah will be studying Philosophy, Political and Economics (PPE) at the London School of Economics after attaining A*, A*, A* in Biology, Chemistry and Maths.
  • A special mention goes to Krzysztof who will be the first Bushfield student to study Medicine at university. After attaining A, A, B Krzysztof will be attending Kent and Medway Medical School, in pursuit of his ambitions of becoming a doctor.
  • Nikodem attained A*, A*, A* in Chemistry, Physics and Maths, and an A in AS Further Maths and will study Physics at the University of Nottingham.
  • Paige achieved A*, A, A in Biology, Chemistry and Maths and following a year out in France to pursue her professional ice dancing talents, she will study Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Nottingham.
  • Ellie attained A*, A*, A in Psychology, Photography and Biology and is pursuing her dream of studying for a degree in Forensic Science. 
  • Bushfield’s Student Leadership team have once again led by example this year, with Head Boy Patryk attaining A*, A*, A in Maths, Business Studies and Physics and also achieved an A in AS level Economics. Following some very competitive remote interviews for nursing this year our head girl Tadiwa will be studying children’s nursing at Kingston University after achieving A, C, C.
  • There are an increasing number of students securing higher level apprenticeships too, such as Matthew who secured an accounting apprenticeship at Mason and Co after attaining A, B, C in Business, History and Maths, and Connor who has secured a higher apprenticeship at HSBC after achieving B, C, C in Finance, Applied Science and Photography.
A-level student, Freya will go onto to study at University of Cambridge

Principal, Dennis Kirwan, said: “We are proud of all our Year 13 students and their achievements over the last two years. It has been a pleasure to celebrate with our students receiving their results today, all of which are thoroughly deserved. We are immensely proud of the next steps all our students will be taking, including securing places at prestigious universities, apprenticeships and in first jobs of their choice.”

Head of Sixth Form, Haseena Manji, said: “It has been another turbulent year, but our students have shown brilliant spirit, resilience and motivation throughout and I couldn’t be any prouder of their achievements. Their ability to develop a sense of hardiness was inspiring, and an absolute pleasure to be part of; I look forward to seeing our students go on to achieve brilliant things.”

This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the government decided that young people’s grades would be determined by teachers, based on work students produced throughout their course. These grades were then moderated and assessed by external exam boards which awarded the final grades.

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