Budehaven Community School students have been celebrating their A’ Level and BTEC examination results today.
Headteacher, Tracey Reynolds commented: ‘We are very proud of this year group. They have been the first cohort where all of their courses were assessed at the end of two years with tough examinations. So it has been particularly rewarding to see their smiling faces this morning as they collected their results, especially those who have achieved so much having faced adversity this year. I am also delighted that so many students achieved top grades of A*, A and Distinctions. The results today mean that most students have secured places at their first choice universities.’
Many Budehaven students have done exceptionally well and are now heading off to universities across the country to study some very interesting courses.
Beth Chopak secured a place at Warwick University to study Biomedical Science with an impressive A*AA.
Rosie Walsh achieved a fantastic three A grades and is heading to Birmingham University to study Geography.
Lucy Poole who achieved A*AA is also heading to Birmingham to study Geography.
Ellie Gregory has achieved AAA and will now study Geography at Exeter.
Zara Higham will study BioChemistry at Bristol having achieved AAA.
Phoebe Munday, Jack Rowe, Cerys O’Neill, Jamie Loader, Hattie Oliver all joined the A* club!
Henry Lumley achieved distinctions across the board including Distinction* and will now study Sports Therapy at University of St Mark and St John.
Adam Roebuck and Lewis Muttitt also achieved Distinctions in Sport BTec. Liam Drewery, a skilful light technician, is off to Rose Bruford College in London to study Creative Lighting.
Dan Morecroft Rice will study a unique course, International Disaster Management at the University of Manchester.
Tom Marples, a very talented musician, will take up his place at the Royal College of Music having achieved his Music A grade.
Matt White, Assistant Headteacher: Director of Post 16, praised the students for their commitment to their studies: ‘Our students have worked very hard to achieve these grades and I am so pleased that this set of results will now enable them to realise their ambitions. Some students have faced real adversity this year and their determination and resilience means they now have grades that are a real credit to them. It has been particularly rewarding to see them collect their results today. Our students now leave us with a great foundation for the next stage in their lives.’
Chair of Governors, Laura Mead praised the work of the staff at the school that has led to the continued success of Sixth Form students. ‘The governors are very proud of the students. We know that their grades are the result of their hard work and a committed staff who have supported them with high quality specialist teaching and strong pastoral guidance. The Governing Board look forward to hearing about their future successes as they move onto university, into employment or onto apprenticeships.’
Budehaven Sixth Form is once again in the top 20% of sixth forms in the country and enrolment day is on Thursday 29th August, 2019 at 9.00 a.m in the school’s library.