Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy celebrates sixth form success

  13 August, 2020

OBA sixth form students celebrate results

Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy is celebrating the achievements of its students after what has been an unprecedented academic year, with students securing places at their chosen universities and on coveted apprenticeships.

Despite the challenges faced as a result of COVID-19, students at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy’s sixth form students have achieved some excellent results, which reflect the hard work and commitment they have shown throughout their studies.

Staff at the academy have been impressed with the high-level of dedicated and all-round effort given by all their students, who are now ready to embark on their next steps. Many of the OBA family have secured their chosen university places, are participating on prestigious apprenticeships or going on to pursue exciting employment opportunities.

Amongst the individual achievements of the day included:

  • Toni Burns, who achieved an A in Biology; A in History; A in Philosophy and will be studying Biology, with a year abroad, at Lancaster University.
  • Samuel Baker has secured an Accountancy apprenticeship with Morris & Co. having received an A in Maths, B in Further Maths and a Distinction* in both BTEC Business and BTEC ICT.
  • James Dalton is heading to the University of Liverpool to study Chemistry with a year in industry, securing an A in Geography, a B in Maths and a B in Chemistry.
  • Grace Scott is going on to study Adult Nursing at the University of Chester.
  • Tim Higgins achieved an impressive Distinction* in BTEC Engineering, BTEC Motor Vehicle and BTEC Construction and is joining the army as a mechanic.

Mr Scott Fenner, Head of Sixth Form at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy said:

“I am extremely proud of all of the student’s efforts towards their studies whilst dealing with many barriers that they have faced throughout their sixth form career. It is fantastic to see that they have achieved the high levels of success they so deserve. The grades awarded will enable them to progress onto many exciting opportunities.

“Students have coped well with the unprecedented times and have shown how resilient they can be. This along with the many skills and attributes they have developed whilst maturing into young adults will set them in good stead for the future.  I wish each student all the very best. I hope everyone stays in touch to let us know how they are doing; everyone is always welcome back, anytime!”

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