Results and student destinations

Sixth Form Exam Results

We are proud that Bourne Academy is one of the top performing non-selective mixed secondary school in the whole of Lincolnshire and consistently out-performs many grammar schools across the county.

This academic success continues in Sixth Form as our students achieve outstanding results in both A-levels and BTEC qualifications.

Our students achieved the following grades in 2022:

  • 100% pass rate for both A-levels and BTECs
  • 81% of A-level grades were A*-C
  • 79% of BTEC grades were Distinction* or Distinction (equivalent to A*-A at A-level)
  • 50% of A-level English Literature grades were A*-A
  • 50% of A-level History grades were A*-A

Careers support and student destinations

Sixth Form is a vital period where students will start to specialise in specific areas as they work towards higher education, a higher level apprenticeship and training or employment.

It is important to us that our students are fully prepared so they succeed in their chosen pathway. Our dedicated and experienced careers team work with every student offering objective and impartial advice so they can make a successful transition.

The majority of our students choose to go to university and we will start working with students on their UCAS application in Year 12. We encourage visits to university Open Days as well as providing support and information for personal statements, applications, subject areas and student finance.

The graph below represents where our students progress after studying in Sixth Form.

The link below contains destination information for Year 11 and Year 13.  Click here for more information about the outstanding careers education, information, advice and guidance all students in the school and Sixth Form will receive.

Class of 2022

Students from the Academic, Vocational and Combination study pathways can all progress to university. In 2022, 99% of students went to their first choice university. 

Tilly Szarawarski (160 UCAS points + EPQ)

Tilly improved her chances of gaining a place at a Russell Group university by studying the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) on the ‘Academic Pathway’. After achieving A* in A-level Biology, A* in A-level Chemistry, A in A-level Mathematics and an A* in the EPQ, she is now studying Chemistry at the University of Birmingham.

Victoria Baricz-Hughes (216 UCAS points)

Victoria is a talented linguist and achieved exceptional grades studying four subjects on the ‘Combination Pathway’. As well as a talent for languages, she is also an accomplished performer and has secured a place at the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts in London to study Acting. She achieved Distinction in BTEC Performing Arts, Distinction* in Health & Social Care and A* in both A-levels Spanish and Portuguese.

Connor Barraclough (168 UCAS points)

Connor followed the ‘Vocational Pathway’ and secured a place to study Filmmaking at the Manchester Film School. He achieved Distinction* in BTEC Creative Digital Media Production, a Distinction* in BTEC Information Technology & Computing and a Distinction* in BTEC Business. These grades are the equivalent to 3 x A* grades at A-level.

Catherine Belmonte (152 UCAS points)

Catherine has always had a passion for fashion which culminated in her starting her own sustainable clothing brand ‘Straight Up Denim’. She followed the ‘Combination Pathway’ and achieved a Distinction* in BTEC Business, a Distinction in Creative Digital Media Production and an A in A-level Psychology. These grades secured her a place at Manchester Metropolitan University to study Fashion Marketing.

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