Sixth Form

The Sixth Form at Ormiston Rivers Academy is a pleasant and enriching experience. It provides both challenging and stimulating programmes and is housed in purpose-built accommodation that includes a study room that is fully equipped with up-to-date technology, a common room and a range of dedicated teaching rooms.

We provide an inclusive Sixth Form, offering both level 2 and 3 qualifications, to meet the progression needs of our students and external applicants. Our Sixth Form provides excellent teaching and learning across a wide range of subjects. Students can choose to study a wide range of A-Level qualifications as well as a range of vocational subjects and a research based extended project. The Sixth Form will provide every student with a first class education. Through high quality educational resources and excellent teaching and learning, students will have clear progression pathways to university and employment.

At the heart of the Sixth Form lies a strong system of pastoral care. The Sixth Form pastoral team are on hand to support students with their studies, career and higher education guidance and applications. Students are expected to develop and demonstrate qualities of self-motivation, maturity, resilience and commitment to their studies. We are very proud of the outcomes achieved by our students.

‘A’ Level Results 2016

100% pass rate at ‘A’ Level in; Art & Design, Biology, Business Studies, DT Food, English, Geography, History, Maths,  Performing Arts, Philosophy & Ethics, Travel & Tourism and Textiles.

100% pass rate for Extended Project qualification, including a significant number of top grades.

Significant increase in the number of top grades at A Level and significant improvement overall at AS level.

Individual Successes

Josh Collier (Head Boy) – achieved 3 A Levels (A*,A,A) in Geography, History & Philosophy & Ethics and A* in his Extended Project and will be studying History at York University

Kathryn Ponder (Head Girl) – achieved 3 A Levels (A,A,A) in History, Performing Arts and Philosophy & Ethics and an A* in her Extended Project and will be studying History at Royal Holloway University

Mason Holmes – achieved 3 A Levels (A,B,B) in Mathematics, Economics and Physics, and a C in his Extended Project and will be studying Maths & Economics at Loughborough University

Bridget Bellamy – achieved 3 A Levels (A,B,B) in English Literature, History and Philosophy & Ethics and will be taking a gap year before studying Politics at University

Katie Fowler – achieved 3 A Levels (B,B,B) in Geography, History & Performing Arts and will be studying Geography at the University of Sussex

Charlotte Fulcher – achieved 3 A Levels (B,B,B) in Chemistry, History and Design Technology (Food) and has secured an apprenticeship in Business & Administration in Westminster

Fin McSean – achieved 4 A Levels (B,B,C,D) in Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Physics and A* in his Extended Project and will be studying Natural Science at Leicester University

Emma Welham – achieved 3 A Levels (A,A,B) in Chemistry, Physics and Biology and A* in her Extended Project and will be studying Chemistry at the University of Reading

Other significant achievements

Charlie Barclay achieved 3 A Levels and will be joining CTC Aviation as a trainee pilot

Steven Boyd achieved 3 A Levels and will be studying Musical Theatre at the University of West London

Ellie Lieberman achieved 3 A Levels and will be studying Journalism at the University of Bedfordshire

Fraser Nicol achieved 5 A Levels and will  be studying Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent

Andrew Press achieved 2 A Levels and has secured an apprenticeship with Ipeco in Southend, who design, develop and manufacture products for the aerospace and defence sectors

Christopher Saffill achieved 2 A Levels and has secured an engineering apprenticeship with Airbus

Several Year 12 students have achieved  strong AS Level grades, including Oliver Cattell (A,A,A), Grace Cleary (A,A,A), Nicola Braden (A,A,C), Emily Darling (B,B,B), Sid Fairbank (B,B,B), Megan Fuller (A,B,B,B), William Harland-Hackenschmidt (B,B,C,C), Alejandro Whyatt-Miranda (A,B,C,D), Jodie Robinson (A,C,C,C)

Applying to Sixth Form

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Sixth Form Prospectus
Sixth Form Applictaion

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