Today (August 17) Hartsdown Academy students received their vocational results to complete their IBCP qualification following the IB Diploma subject results in July.
The International Baccalaureate Careers Related Program allows students to access top universities including Oxford and Cambridge. Students study a core programme consisting of foreign language development, personal and professional skills, community focused learning and a reflective project. Students also study a range of IB Diplomas and a vocational course
Students have progressed from this qualification to a range of destinations including Russell Group Universities and Higher level apprenticeships including working for Google and other international companies.
Headteacher Matt Tate said: “Once again, we are incredibly proud of the achievements of our students who have shown resilience and excellent scholarship throughout their entire sixth form journey.
“We continue to see how the IBCP programme supports personal and academic development in all of our students and today’s results are a testament to the commitment and tenacity they have shown to their studies. Our students have grown into well-rounded, courageous and determined young adults who deserve superb futures.
“25% of the cohort achieved the top grades of Distinction or above. Combined with the IB Diploma results, 40% of our cohort achieved more than 112 UCAS points. 45% of our students have accepted offers to universities and two students have already secured ambitious degree level apprenticeships.
“These students have achieved superb results and we are extremely proud.”
Particular successes include:
Jessica Foord who has secured a place at Bangor University to study Zoology with Primatology.
Connor Casey achieved a DD in Health and Social Care, securing a place at Anglia Ruskin to study Mental Health Nursing.
Shelby Southgate achieved MM in Health and Social Care and is heading on to Canterbury Christ Church University to study Early Years.
Georgia McDonald was awarded MP in Health and Social Care and she will be studying Coaching, Counselling and Mentoring at Canterbury Christ Church University.
Head of Sixth Form, Stacie Pollard said: “I am incredibly proud of our Year 13 students. I am proud of the young people they have become and wish them all the best on their next, exciting adventures.
“They have shown resilience, excellence and vision throughout their time at Hartsdown. I wish them all the best for a happy and successful future.”
If you would like to join the Sixth Form in September 2023, please contact Mrs Pollard via email firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01843 227957.