Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy celebrates student achievements

  20 August, 2020

OBA students

Students at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy have today received their GCSE results, enabling them to embark on the next chapter of their education.

Staff and students joined together to celebrate the many achievements at the end of what has been an unprecedented end to the academic year for all schools across the country, in light of Covid-19 and the cancellation of exams this summer.

Amongst some of the individual successes this year were:

  • Michael Batty, who achieved a Grade 9 in English Language and 3 Grade 7’s in English Language, Geography and Computer Science amongst a range of other excellent results.
  • Brandon Lee-Barton who secured a Grade 9 in History, 4 Grade 8’s in Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, 3 Grade 7’s and a Grade 6 and is now going on to study A Level Maths, Chemistry and Physics at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy Sixth Form.
  • Engy Hamido Desouki who had already attained a Grade 9 in Arabic and a Distinction* in Health and Social Care in Year 10. To add to these stunning early results, Engy has now achieved two further Grade 9’s in Geography and Spanish, 4 Grade 8’s, 2 Grade 7’s and a Grade 6.
  • Katie Morgan who secured Grade 9’s in English Literature and Language, 8/8 in Combined Science along with 2 further 8’s in both History and Art. This has put Katie who also achieved a range of other great results, in a fantastic position to take on her A Level study choice of Art, Psychology and Biology at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy Sixth Form.
  • Kayleigh Brown who achieved a Grade 8 in History, x2 Grade 7’s in English Language and Geography and a Grade 7/6 in Combined Science. Kayleigh has now opted to follow a blended learning pathway at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy Sixth Form studying BTEC Sports in addition to A Level History and Biology.

Kathryn Evans, Principal at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy, said:

“We have been so proud of the way in which all of our students have pulled together during such an unusual and uncertain time, showing such resilience and positivity. The grades that our Year 11 students have achieved today are recognition of five years of hard work and commitment and all of our students should be incredibly proud of what they have achieved.  I wish them all every success in the next stage of their education and look forward to welcoming those who are returning to the sixth form.”

Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy is proud of the community it serves and was pleased to be able to support extended members of the OBA Family during the months of lockdown. Working with Runcorn Police, Halton Haven and the Queen of Hearts Pub, the academy donated 20 ‘essential’s bags’ containing food and other necessities for local residents, in addition to 120 goggles and 2,000 aprons and gloves to be used as PPE for front line workers.

More information about the grading system this year click here.

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