Buckler’s Mead Academy’s class of 2018 returned to collect their GCSE certificates last week. The annual event is a celebration of the achievements of students who have left Year 11.
The evening was an opportunity for students, parents and teachers to join together and celebrate success. Amongst the certificates there were 6 Special Awards that highlight individual success from Academic achievement, Effort, Determination to succeed and contribution to the life of the academy.
Amongst the winners this year were:
Awards and Presenters:
MANDY PERKINS ‘MY LOVELY’ AWARD Christina Lane
GULLIVER MUSIC AWARD Georgina Rocket
KEITH RICHMOND CUP – Girls’ Contribution Yazmin Tatchill
LEN KNIGHT CUP – Boys’ Contribution Owen Chard
DENNIS BAGNALL CUP – Academic Effort Uttam Magar
ASHFORD McKENZIE CUP – Determination Zoe Rafferty John
CHRIS COLLINS CUP – Academic Achievement Sam Pollard
Mr Barker, Class of 2018 Year Coordinator, led a fantastic evening together with the Tutors, reminiscing the highs of the 5 years the students spent within the Academy. Tutors commented on how rewarding it is to welcome students back to the academy and hear about the next phase of their lives beyond Buckler’s Mead.
Mark Lawrence, Assistant Headteacher (Deputy Headteacher) said “This is always a fantastic evening, it is great to see the students return to collect their certificates and awards and to have the opportunity to once again wish them well for the future. It is special for the teachers to hear the stories of what the students have moved onto next.”.