Ormiston Bushfield Academy students celebrate achievements

  18 August, 2022

Ormiston Bushfield Academy is celebrating the success of its Year 13 students. This cohort of students have been a credit to both themselves and the academy with the way they have navigated the challenges faced throughout their post-16 studies.

They have demonstrated commitment, resilience, and support for each other throughout the last two years and today sees the culmination of all their hard work. They have achieved some excellent results which reflects their determination and desire to aim high.

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

  • Phoebe has secured her place at the University of York to study physics and maths, having achieved A*, A, A in maths, physics and chemistry, and an A* in AS further maths.  
  • Angel achieved A*, A*, A, B in psychology, sociology, extended project and English. She will be studying English at the University of Kent.
  • Lucas, having achieved A*, Distinction* and A in film, performing arts and English, is delighted to accept his offer at King’s College London for film studies.
  • Ricardo achieved A, A, Distinction* in biology, chemistry and performing arts and will be studying chemistry at the University of York.
  • Following a very competitive process of interviews Seb has secured his place at Nottingham University for physiotherapy having achieved A, A, B, Distinction * in psychology, extended project, biology and sport studies
  • Grace has achieved grades A*, A, A in English, business and geography and is delighted to accept her place at the University of Leeds to study English literature.
  • Bailey is excited to start his career having accepted a commercial apprenticeship at GB Rail Freight, after achieving B, Distinction, Distinction in finance, media and sport studies.

The hard work of staff and students has been recognised by over 50% of the students successfully achieving the high grades of A*/A in art, geography and psychology. The academy is also delighted to report that 88% of students studying the performing arts BTEC achieved a Distinction*/Distinction which is reflective of the amazing facilities and opportunities offered at the academy alongside the determination of both students and staff.

Dennis Kirwan, principal said: “Despite the unique set of challenges faced by this cohort of students, I am delighted that they have been rewarded today. The results achieved today are thoroughly deserved and a testament to the hard work of both students and staff. As an academy we celebrate the next steps that all our students will be taking at prestigious universities, apprenticeships and the world of work.”

Haseena Manji, head of sixth form said: “I am incredibly proud to see our students receiving their results today, all of which are hugely deserved after they have worked so hard over the last two years. Our students are going on to some exciting destinations and on behalf of the academy I would like to wish them well in their future endeavours.”

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