In picture from left to right: Carl Atkin (Headteacher), Lauren Quinn, Kam’ron Davies, Alex Linscer, Jessica Dang, Lauren Gregory.
6th Form students and staff at The Brunts Academy have worked incredibly hard to ensure the best opportunities for achievement for all. In doing so, students have once again been highly successful in securing places to a wide range of Higher Education institutions to further their studies and achieve their long term ambitions. University destinations include; Oxford University to study Geography, The University of Warwick to study Biomedical Sciences, The University of Nottingham to study Medicine, The University of Edinburgh to study History, The University of Leeds to study English Literature and The University of Manchester to study Biotechnology. In addition, several students have secured Higher Apprenticeships and employment with organisations such as Laing O’Rourke and ARG.
Our students have performed exceptionally well with a 99.7% pass rate and further increases in overall grades for both academic and vocational qualifications.
Jessica Dang who achieved A*, A*, A* in Biology, Chemistry and Maths and who will be applying to study Dentistry in 2018, said “I am very happy with my results”.
Lucy Joyce who achieved A*, A*, A in Biology, English Language & Literature and Chemistry and who will be studying Veterinary Medicine at The University of Nottingham, said “these results are beyond my expectations”.
Felicity Kemp who achieved Double Distinction*, B, C in Production Arts, History and English Language & Literature and who will be studying Events Management at The University of Derby, said “teachers encouraged us to achieve our best and supported us all the way “.
Jessica Brooks who achieved A*, A, A in Biology, Chemistry and Psychology and who will be studying Biomedical Sciences at The University of York, said “I’m over the moon and so excited to start my degree”.
Thomas Boyd who achieved A, B, B in English Literature, Biology and Geography and who will be studying English Literature at The University of Leeds, said “he is thrilled”.
Neil Davies, Assistant Headteacher and Head of 6th form added, “There has been much anticipation for these results with the reforms to the A Level system. It is fantastic to know that the hard work of staff and students has paid off and we wish all our students the very best as they embark on the next stage of their lives”.
Carl Atkin, Headteacher commented “As part of the Evolve Trust, our vision is to open minds, creating opportunities for all to believe in themselves, achieve their potential and develop the skills needed to succeed and enjoy life”.
“Brunts is extremely proud of our students’ successes and how hard staff have worked to ensure future student destinations are secured. The increased numbers going to university over the last few years shows how students at Brunts make fantastic progress and we wish them all the best for the future. Further increases in both academic and vocational grades on previous years is extremely rewarding for students and staff, living the values of the Evolve Trust – particularly endeavour, ambition and resilience!”.