The Bedford Sixth Form is celebrating how students have won places at their first choice universities and careers following A Level results.
Head Helen Smith said:
“I am so proud of our staff and students who have achieved such positive results during such challenging times.”
Students won first choice places at the best universities in the country: Oxford, Cambridge, York, East Anglia UEA, Durham, Exeter, Liverpool, Northampton, Kent, Nottingham, Bristol and Kings College and Royal Holloway in London, as well as the closer to home University of Bedfordshire.
Charlotte Fisher & Isabella Hayes-Templeton
Successes also included Diplomas (equivalent to 3 A Levels) such as Charlotte Fisher, of Clapham and Isabella Hayes-Templeton, of Biddenham, who both achieved Triple Distinctions in Health and Social Care and are both off to Brighton University to study Paramedic Science.
Millie Burnapp is off to study Zoology at Exeter after gaining a B Grade A Level in Biology in just a year, alongside a Diploma in Forensics and Criminology. Millie of Kempston started off doing Maths and Photography courses but realised during lockdown she wanted to work with animals, won a work opportunity at a local vets, and is now looking forward to university.
Kwaku Amoah, aged 22, of Milton Keynes gained an A Grade in Maths, and Bs in Chemistry and Physics. The results secure his apprenticeship with Deloitte as a Data and AI Analyst. He achieved his results despite a diagnosis of bilateral profound hearing loss.
“It was great at The Bedford Sixth Form, I had an amazing experience. The teachers were truly helpful and supportive.”
Zipporah Korangteng, of Bedford, is heading for a course in Social Work at the University of Bedfordshire after passing three A Levels.
“The staff here have been amazing and worked so hard to help us all during Covid.”
Jake Swift is off to study Criminology at Keele University after travelling by train from Central Beds to The Bedford Sixth Form to take A Levels in Law, History and Psychology.