Students at Goodwin Academy in Deal are celebrating their exam results today – winning them places at leading universities or on prestigious apprenticeships.
Among the numerous individual success stories are:
Hannah Brice – Hannah has successfully gained a place on the Special Educational Needs and Inclusion Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University. Hannah has had 100% attendance throughout her whole secondary and sixth form education.
Sam Kennett – Sam achieved a Distinction* in his Foundation Diploma in Engineering, alongside a B in A Level Geography. He now intends to take up a place to read Geography at Canterbury Christ Church.
Charlotte Millet – Charlotte’s hard work and drive to succeed was rewarded with three B grades in English Literature, Psychology and History. Charlotte will now take up her place at the University of Bath reading Education with Psychology.
Orla O’Hare – Orla has made exceptional progress during her time in Goodwin’s Sixth Form and now intends to join Reading University to read English Literature. She achieved C grades in A Level History and English Literature and a Distinction in her Business course.
Harry Smith – Harry worked extremely hard and is now in the process of completing his application for the Royal Navy for their Accelerated Apprenticeship in Marine Engineering.
Bradley Slade – Bradley made exceptional progress from his starting point at the beginning of Year 12. Bradley joined the sixth form on a Level 2 pathway but was encouraged to take up Level 3 qualifications to stretch and challenge him. Bradley achieved his GCSE English at the end of Year 12 and has now achieved three Level 3 qualifications in Public Services, Business and Health and Social Care. Bradley now takes up his place on a Primary Education course at Canterbury Christ Church University.
Xander Finnis, who following successful achievement of his Engineering Diploma, will now study Physics and Aeronautical Engineering at Salford University
Simon Smith, the Principal of Goodwin Academy, said:
“I am incredibly proud of our students. I would like to congratulate them on the results they have achieved and wish them the very best of luck as they embark on the next stage of their lives. I would also like to thank our teachers and parents for all the support they have given our students to help them achieve these results.”