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A-level results 2021: Pupils at Bourne Academy praised for tenacity in sixth form




Pupils have been praised for working with tenacity to achieve successful A-level and BTEC results.

Bourne Academy's A-level results saw 98 per cent of pupils achieve their first choice offer for university and apprenticeships.

Executive headteacher, Lucy Conley said: “Following the past 16 months of uncertainty, it was fantastic today to see that today our pupils were rewarded with successful outcomes, both for A-level and BTEC qualifications."

Bourne Academy pupils, Lydia Ellis and Ellie Cooper
Bourne Academy pupils, Lydia Ellis and Ellie Cooper


She added: "We are extremely proud of all our sixth form pupils who have worked with tenacity throughout a very challenging period of time and we wish them all the best for the next chapter of their education or employment journeys.”

Millie McNally, Bourne Academy pupil, was overwhelmed this morning as her mum chaperoned her to pick up her impressive set of results.

She has now confirmed her place at the University of York to study psychology after achieving an A* in Psychology and Sociology A-levels, a distinction* in BTEC Health and Social Care and an A in the Extended Project Qualification.

Bourne Academy pupil, Millie McNally with her mum
Bourne Academy pupil, Millie McNally with her mum

The hard work certainly paid off for Ethan Scotney who achieved an A in A-level maths and a distinction* in BTEC business and sport and physical activity.

Ethan is now going on to study Accountancy at the University of Nottingham, which is part of the Pricewaterhousecoopers’ Flying Start Degree programme.

After an impressive set of results, Ellie Cooper is now on her way to the University of York to study Law and Criminology after achieving A grades in Biology and Geography A-level and a distinction* in BTEC business.

Bourne Academy pupil, Joe Martin
Bourne Academy pupil, Joe Martin

Head pupil, Sam Roddis couldn’t stop smiling as he was handed his results this morning and achieved outstanding results from Bourne Academy - 3 A grades in A-level English language, history and philosophy and ethics.

Sam has now confirmed his place at the University of York to study history and politics and has been working tirelessly in a café to save up for the years ahead.

Lydia Ellis was thrilled to open her envelope and find out she had received an A in biology, chemistry and psychology in her A-levels. Her place is now confirmed at the University of Liverpool to study Biological Sciences.

Sam Roddis, pupil at Bourne Academy
Sam Roddis, pupil at Bourne Academy

Head pupil, Caitlin Roche, jumped for joy this morning as she successfully achieved 3 Distinction* grades in BTEC applied science, performing arts and sport and physical activity.

She is now off to the Laine Theatre Arts School to study a foundation course in Dance and Musical Theatre, in which she will learn the skills she needs to become a performer.

Caitlin stated that her bank account would be ‘quietly crying’ as she is off to the bright lights of London.

Caitlin Roach, pupil at Bourne Academy
Caitlin Roach, pupil at Bourne Academy


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