A Levels 2021: Bede Academy celebrates students’ success

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Bede Academy are delighted yet again with another successful year for their Year 13 students.

Despite the challenges faced over the two years of the courses they have studied; the students have worked incredibly well to give of their best and they deserve the successes that they have achieved this year.

Teachers have been delighted with the hard work and commitment shown across all the subject areas, with a record number of students successful in obtaining places at Russell Group Universities.

Students are looking forward to commencing courses right across the country, with an increase in students attending Oxbridge and Durham. Courses are wide ranging, such as Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering, Architecture and Law.

Lauren Gannie, Ellie Marchant, Bethan Tweedy, Ellis Hall
Alice Holman and Jack Mace
Ellie Morris, Ella Crozier, Anya Aisbitt
Andrew Beharie, Thomas Wilson, Antony Jobes, Haydan May

Some of the destinations that have been secured by students today include:

Ellis Hall, who will be studying Medicine at Oxford University, Lauren Gannie will study English Language and Literature at Oxford University, Matthew White will be studying Accounting and Finance at Durham University, Jack Mace will be studying Archaeology of the Historic World at Durham University, Robbie Birch will study Architecture at Newcastle University, Connor Meggison and Wesley Snaith will both be studying Criminology at Durham University, Harry Strong will study Dentistry at Newcastle University, Alice Holman is to study Law at Durham University, Anya Aisbitt is to study Music at Liverpool University, Luke Purvis will study Physics at Durham University, Bethan Tweedy will study Veterinary Science, Reece Hodgetts will be studying Education at Newcastle University, Callum Jackson will study Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Newcastle University, Matthew Barratt will study English Literature at Newcastle University and Adam Graham will study History at Newcastle, Alfie Howard will study History and International Relations at Queen’s University Belfast, Louise McLean will study History at Durham University, Ellie Marchant will be studying Human Geography and Environment at York University, Danny Foggin will study Philosophy at Newcastle University, Olivia Edwards will be studying Primary Education at Durham University and Kieran Roper will also be studying Primary Education at Durham University.

Principal’s Accolade

As well as receiving their A level results today, five students were surprised to be the recipients of an additional award: Abby Cooke, Ellis Hall, Lauren Ganne, Stephen Brown and Alani Cowen each received the Principal’s Award for their outstanding achievements and for the contribution they have made to academy life, the community and beyond. 

Andrew Thelwell, Principal (Secondary), said: “All of our Year 13 students should feel extremely proud of their achievements. They have shown real resilience and maturity in what has undoubtedly been the most challenging of times”.   

“As our Sixth Form students move on to the next stage of their life, we will miss them as they leave us, but we wish them every success. Their strength of character alongside their academic endeavours will ensure that they are well prepared for the next stage in their journey.”

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