Sixth Form students at Giles Academy are celebrating another year of successful BTEC and A-level results.
Top achievers who will be particularly enjoying the day’s celebrations are Sam Tilley and Josh Forth. Sam achieved the equivalent of five A-levels, including three A* grades in graphics and photography. Josh has successfully achieved three A* grades in business and IT and has already started work on his apprenticeship in retail management with Johnsons Garden Centre.
Jack Dalton received two A grades in art and design, and A* in IT. Jack has accepted a place at Sheffield Hallam University.
Luke Daymond achieved As in graphics, A* in photography and he has chosen to study Graphic Design at Coventry.
Jack Walker achieved an A and B in business, and an A in photography. Jack will take his place at Demontfort University to study Business and Marketing.
Lora McGarry has successfully achieved a place at the University of East Anglia to study nursing, specialising in mental health. Her hard work helped her achieved an A in applied science and two A grades in health and social care. Georgina Forth will be accepting her place at Bishop Grosseteste University Lincoln to study primary teaching after she gained an A*, D in English literature and an A in music. Georgina has also achieved a Grade 8 in her singing examination.
The school also has students who have successfully secured places on apprenticeship courses.
Hayley Cranfield will commence her apprenticeship in nursery nursing in September, after achieved A* in health and social care and two A grades in performing arts.
These grades are also matched by Stacey Bywater, she achieved A* in health and social care and two A grades in Diploma Applied Science. Stacey has accepted a place on an apprenticeship with a local business in a social care environment.
A delighted head of sixth form Sam Pell was keen to congratulate all the students: “All of the students should be congratulated on these outstanding results, and are testament to everyone’s hard work throughout the year. They and their teachers should be very proud of themselves.”