We are again delighted with the outcomes that this year’s Year 13 students have achieved, and we are proud of each and every one of them. Not only is it down to the incredibly hard work and commitment demonstrated by each and every student, but also the dedication and quality of our teaching and support staff alongside the superb levels of encouragement and focus fostered by parents and families.
The Canterbury Academy Sixth Form is one of the largest in the country and the largest in Kent. It is a comprehensive Sixth Form for all the talents, which believes all students are good at something and in which all gifts, abilities, aptitudes, attainments and achievements should be recognised; offering students an academic pathway; elite programmes in sport; specialist provision in the performing arts; and a variety of vocational, applied and enterprise qualifications to industry standard.
We are delighted to announce that this year, in our Academic Pillar, Elliot will be joining Bristol University to study Engineering Mathematics with study abroad; Jacob will go on to write History at Portsmouth and Nadia has gained a place at Sussex University to study Psychology; Morgan will also attend Sussex University to study Philosophy. Ellen will be studying Law at Lancaster University and Chloe will be studying English Language and Linguistics at University of Kent. Esme will be attending Cardiff University to study Human Geography and Solent University is where Elle will be studying a Mental Health and Nursing degree. Sophia has an offer to attend The University Arts London to study Magazine Journalism and Publishing and Jamie will also be there studying a Photography degree; London South Bank is where Fabian will be studying Film and Television Practise. Roz will be attending York University to study Business Management; Nicole has a place at Liverpool University to study Geography and Psychology and JJ will go on to study Cyber Security at Warwick University.
In our Vocational Pillar, Ella will be studying Early Years Development and Learning at the prestigious Norland College to become a Norland Nanny, Poppy will be studying Paramedic Science at Bournemouth; Tabby will join Leeds University to study Fashion Marketing and Holly will be studying at Reading University to become a Speech and Language Therapist. Peacenance will be joining Christ Church to study Social Work and this is where Declan will study a Professional Policing degree. Maya has an offer to study Primary Education with Christ Church University and Ariela will be attending Christ Church to study a Nursing degree. Leah will be studying for a Midwifery degree at Kingston University. Portsmouth is where Abdul will study Civil Engineering and Emily will attend Brighton University for a Construction Management degree. Jack has been accepted by Bournemouth to study International Tourism and Hospitality management. Ema will be studying at Birmingham City to study Nursing, Mental Health and Child studies.
In the Sports Pillar we have had numerous successes, including Salim who has been accepted to study Sport and Exercise Science at Essex University and Joshua who will be attending St Mary’s Twickenham for a Sport Rehabilitation degree. Liverpool John Moore’s will be accepting Arthur on to their Sport Coaching degree. Manchester Metropolitan is where Jamie will be studying Sport and Business Management and Jacob will be attending Christ Church University to study a Physiotherapy degree. University of Chichester is where both Jamie and Ed will be studying a Football Coaching and Performance degree. Harry is moving on to study a Sport Therapy and Rehabilitation degree at University of Kent. Benny was rewarded a professional contract with Colchester United Football Club. The Sport Academy has celebrated particular success in our football, basketball and cricket teams with all winning county cups at under 18 level this year. An outstanding achievement that demonstrated the growing strength of our Sixth Form sport programmes.
We are also delighted to recognise the many successes of our singers, musicians, dancers and actors who attended our Elite Performing Arts Institute. Emily is delighted to have been accepted into Chichester University to study Musical Theatre and Acting for Film and Ellie will be studying Acting for Screen at The Met Film School; Lily has gained a place at East London to study Dance: Urban Practise; Nola will be starting a Performing Arts degree at BIMM whilst Olivia will attend here for a Film Making degree; Isaac also has an offer with BIMM for Song Writing and Music Production. Melissa has been accepted at Rose Bruford to complete a Stage and Events Management degree. Amy will be going to the University of Northampton to study Acting for Contemporary and Devised Performance. Roehampton is where Leah will be studying a Dance degree; Leeds Conservatoire is where Chloe will continue studying Musical Theatre and finally Elsa has a place with Buckinghamshire New University on the two-year acting intensive course with The Court Theatre Training Company. We also wish to congratulate Tommy on gaining his speaking role in the new upcoming film ‘Lumiere’ starring Olivia Coleman and Colin Firth.
Likewise, we wish to congratulate all those students who achieved work related qualifications and will go on to begin fantastic careers that they are passionate about. We are delighted, also, for the number of students who will continue in education and those who have gone onto gain employment, in trainee management positions and various apprenticeships, or are already successfully running their own businesses. We look forward to hearing how they all develop in the future.
The Canterbury Academy Sixth Form, as part of The Canterbury Academy Trust, continues to provide a comprehensive Sixth form for all the talents and continues to grow. This September we expect to welcome over 350 students in to year 12, taking our total number of students to over 700.