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“Its success now rivals that of

some of the top private schools across the country.” The Guardian

19th January 2019

WELCOME WELCOME TO BRAMPTON MANOR ACADEMY SIXTH FORM. This is an academic Sixth Form, offering high quality A Level teaching. We have exceptionally high standards and have an established tradition of academic achievement. Students make exceptional progress at Brampton Manor and we deliver outstanding A Level results. In 2019 our sixth cohort of A Level students achieved stunning outcomes: • Record number of A*-A grades • Over 100 students secured straight AAA grades or higher. • 85% of students progressed to a Russell Group university - one of the highest in the United Kingdom. • 38 students progressed to Oxbridge, an achievement which attracted international media attention. This is a tribute not only to the hard work of our students but also to the elements that we have put in place at Brampton Manor to ensure their success. We have: • Exceptional teachers in all subjects. • Astonishing facilities in all subjects. • A wide choice of academic A Level courses. • Small teaching group sizes. • An outstanding university guidance programme. • A diverse enrichment programme. • Bespoke work experience tailored to enhance specific university entrance requirements. • A fantastic Sixth Form centre with dedicated study and social spaces. • An ethos and culture which welcomes and supports all students. We want you to do well but also to enjoy your Sixth Form experience. So you’ll find that there are plenty of social, sporting, artistic and recreational activities

available to help ensure a healthy work / life balance. By choosing Brampton Manor you’ll be joining a longestablished institution with a track record of success, rated as ‘Outstanding’ in every category by Ofsted. In their 2018 visit they judged that: • Effectiveness of leadership and management is outstanding. • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment is outstanding. • Personal development, behaviour and welfare of pupils is outstanding. • Outcomes for pupils are outstanding. • 16 to 19 study programmes are outstanding. We are proud of our reputation as one of the county’s leading academic Sixth Forms and are confident that our best days are still to come. This is due to the commitment and dedication of our students and our staff, who are second to none. Most of our teachers are themselves top graduates of the elite Russell Group of universities to which our students aspire, and together they form a highly qualified and experienced team of professionals who are experts in their fields. None of the success we continue to enjoy has happened by accident. It’s all about having the right people, the right resources and the right level of challenge and support. You now have the opportunity to join in that success. Good Luck. Dr D Olukoshi Executive Principal

“I can honestly say that I loved the time I

spent at Brampton Manor. The Sixth Form introduced a community whereby students and teachers worked alongside one another to reach a unified goal; the teachers excelled in all aspects of their various disciplines and were always around whenever needed. The surrounding of like-minded and equally eager peers established an environment that was conducive for learning, stimulated growth and challenged you to achieve your academic potential. At every step of the way, it excited as well as it did incite.� Joseph Adikwu


STUDYING: Medicine, Trinity College, University of Cambridge

OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT ACADEMIC ASPIRATION IS AT THE CENTRE OF OUR SIXTH FORM. The 2019 Department for Education performance tables (summarised below) confirm that our stunning A Level results rank us as the highest achieving school in the region. We are in the top 10 schools nationally

for Russell Group progression and have been a ‘top 10 school’ for the last five years. This demonstrates what it is possible to achieve as a student at Brampton Manor.








































These outcomes were not achieved by chance, but instead reflect the outstanding teaching from highly qualified subject specialists that students receive across the board. Our well-resourced and supervised Study Centre is available for students to use every day from 6am until 6pm, with private study periods included

as part of the timetable, to provide you with the opportunity and facilities to engage in independent learning. Success at A Level requires exceptional effort and determination; we will be with you every step of the way, leaving no stone unturned in our mission to ensure you achieve to the very best of your ability.

PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE THE WORLD IS AN INCREASINGLY COMPETITIVE PLACE, WHICH IS WHY AT BRAMPTON MANOR WE HAVE ONE EYE ON THE NEXT STEP OF YOUR JOURNEY. Our well established university preparation programme leaves nothing to chance, offering superb guidance through the UCAS process. The UCAS process is delivered by expert tutors, University Access Officers and senior staff. This has resulted in the school achieving the best progression rate to the prestigious Russell Group of universities in the region and one of the best in the UK for five years running. We are proud of the wide range of high quality institutions our students progress to. In 2019 these included: • • • • • •

Birmingham Bristol Cambridge Durham Exeter Imperial

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Kings Liverpool LSE Manchester Nottingham Oxford

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Queen Mary Sheffield Southampton UCL Warwick York

In order to help you choose the right university we offer you dozens of opportunities to attend residential

summer schools, lectures and enhancement programmes run by leading universities. Over the past year our students have successfully applied for and participated in schemes at a range of prestigious institutions including: Bristol, Durham, Exeter, Imperial, Nottingham, York, Warwick, Oxford and Cambridge. In 2019 we took the whole of year 12 on a residential trip to the universities of Warwick and Bath in order to experience life as a university student. As a Sixth Form that believes there is no limit to what you can achieve, we encourage our highest achievers to apply to Oxford or Cambridge. Our extensive Oxbridge preparation programme begins in Year 12 and includes residential trips to both universities, specialist support with admissions tests and interview workshops. All Oxbridge preparation is led by a dedicated team of Oxbridge graduates. In 2019 we were delighted that

thirty eight of our students progressed to study at Oxford or Cambridge. We also have a number of subject specific pathways on offer to students. For example, our medical applicants have the opportunity to complete a bespoke work experience and university preparation programme alongside a Senior Consultant at Newham General Hospital, whilst our lawyers have completed placements at the world’s leading law firms, including Clifford Chance and Allen & Overy. In fact, whatever you aspire to do in the future, from engineering to journalism, we make it our business to help you succeed. All students are guaranteed a one week work experience placement, as well as access to hundreds of outstanding placements taking place in school holidays.

“Brampton motivated and helped me achieve grades beyond my expectations. They have helped me in making every step from school to university easier.” Ronak Patel


STUDYING: Mathematics, Imperial College

“I think what truly sets Brampton apart is the quality of

teaching that they provide. Every teacher I ever met actually cares about you and the young adult you’re developing into and so they’re willing to do whatever it takes to help you.” Kiran Pillai


STUDYING: Medicine, St George’s

Trisha Abass A*A*A English University of Cambridge

Dorcas Shodeinde A*A*A Law University of Oxford

Tofunmi Awosanya A*A A Law University of Cambridge

Adeola Egunnike A*A A Philosophy, Politics & Economics University of Oxford

Victor Idowu A*A*A* Medicine University of Cambridge

Ilora Ishaque A*A*A A Engineering University of Cambridge

Aisha Ayinde A*A A Psychological & Behavioural Sciences University of Cambridge

Timothy Brittain A*A*A* Economics University of Cambridge

Annabel Castro A*A*A*A Engineering University of Cambridge

Anisha Islam A*A*A Human, Social & Political Sciences University of Cambridge

Adam Karim A*A*A* Economics University of Cambridge

Lydia Khechine A*A*A History & Politics University of Oxford

Haneefa Malik A*A*A* English University of Oxford

Jeffrey Maya A*A*A* Natural Sciences University of Cambridge

Tam Nguyen A*A A Land Economy University of Cambridge

Adesola Onakade A*A*A Chemical Engineering University of Cambridge

Hailie Philip A*A*A Human, Social & Political Sciences University of Cambridge

Hridita Rahman Khan A*A*A Engineering University of Cambridge

Martin Njoku A*A*A* Natural Sciences University of Cambridge

Ishwa Salim A*A A Oriental Studies University of Oxford

Esther Oloyede A*A*A Human, Social & Political Sciences University of Cambridge

Katherina Samways A*A A Geography University of Cambridge

Blessing Omorodion A*A*A* Medicine University of Oxford

Ioana Sandu A*A A Architecture University of Cambridge

ENRICHMENT & EXTRA-CURRICULAR PROGRAMME WE WANT YOU TO ENJOY YOUR TIME IN OUR SIXTH FORM AND LEAVE US WITH THE EXPERIENCES, SKILLS AND PERSONAL QUALITIES REQUIRED TO SUCCEED IN UNIVERSITY AND WORKING LIFE. Every Wednesday afternoon you will participate in a timetabled enrichment session of your choice. The range of activities is vast - current options include yoga, conversational French, conversational Spanish, football, badminton, drama, cycling, fitness, dance, swimming, mindfulness, chess, rugby, debating, street dance and the Duke of Edinburgh Award. These activities are offered to you free of charge as part of the entitlements which come with being a Brampton Manor student. In addition, there are a range of after school clubs running every day. Some of our most popular include ‘Cooking on a Budget’, the school musical, drama club and debating. And if you can’t find a club which takes your interest we’ll give you all the support you

need to set up your own, enabling you to develop your leadership skills in the process. Many of our students take their hobbies to the next level by representing the school in external competitions. We are regional debating champions, having made the national final of the prestigious Oxford, Cambridge and English Speaking Union competitions for six consecutive years. Our teams compete around the country and are consistently ranked as the best state school debaters in the UK. Last year one of our students came 2nd in the European Debating Championships. Our sports teams compete with great success, whilst our aspiring lawyers enjoy competing in the Bar Mock Trial Competition, where they have the opportunity to present a case in a courtroom in front of a real judge.

“Without the teachers at Brampton I wouldn’t have even applied to Oxford, they gave me both the support and confidence I needed to do the course of my dreams!” Neelam Dovedi


STUDYING: English Language and Literature, University of Oxford

“Brampton has helped me to achieve

my dreams. I had always been overwhelmed by the fear of failure so I didn’t even entertain the idea of applying to Oxford. The amazing staff members at Brampton nurtured and guided me, helping me to achieve what I had thought was impossible.” Ayesha Haque



Sam Dobin Director of Sixth Form

STUDYING: Maths, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford

“It was a great two years... time really

did fly! Very supportive environment and considerate teachers. Offered fantastic work experience and training for interviews and admissions tests.” Saba Usmani


STUDYING: Medicine, University College London

No two students are the same, which is why we take the time to get to know you so that we can best support you in achieving your personal goals. Our comprehensive programme of support includes daily interaction with a form tutor and regular meetings with a member of the University Access team, who act as your personal mentor throughout your time at the Sixth Form. We also have a highly experienced and dedicated team of pastoral staff on hand to look out for your welfare and monitor your progress. Half termly

tracking in all subjects enables us to intervene quickly if a student is struggling. We work with teachers and parents to provide the support students need to enable them to achieve their goals. Ultimately, when a student chooses to enrol in our Sixth Form we know they are trusting us with their future. This is a responsibility we take very seriously and is what drives us to continue to provide the guidance, motivation and care to enable the next generation of Brampton Manor students to go onto achieve their dreams.

DRESS CODE MALE Plain, black, formal, business-like suit. Trousers must match suit jackets and are to be in a formal, tailored business style.

FEMALE Plain, black, formal, business-like suit. Skirts or trousers may be worn. The suit skirt must match the jacket. It must be knee length, and must be tailored and not be of a knitted or jersey material. Trousers must match suit jackets and are to be in a formal, tailored, business style.

Formal plain white or light/medium grey collared shirt. Brampton Manor Academy Tie.

A formal plain white or light/medium grey sleeved shirt or blouse with collar and buttons.

Black formal shoes. Any form of boot, plimsoll or trainer is not allowed.

Black (flat or low heeled) formal shoes are to be worn.

Discreet jewellery may be worn. Small ear studs and/ or a small nose stud may be worn, but no other facial piercings are allowed.

Discreet make up and jewellery may be worn. Small ear studs and/or a small nose stud may be worn but no other facial piercings are allowed.

Extreme hairstyles are not allowed. Patterns or logos must not be shaved or cut into hair or eyebrows.

Extreme hairstyles are not allowed. Patterns or logos must not be shaved or cut into hair or eyebrows. Only natural hair colours are allowed.

Turbans, where worn, must be black.

Religious dress is allowed. Headscarves, where worn, must be black.

Outdoor Coats must be navy blue or black and are not worn within the college building. All clothing must be free of logos or slogans.

“You will not get the amazing level of help and support that you get at Brampton

Manor Academy anywhere else. With superb friends and such good teachers, two incredible years of college felt too short.� Ateeqa Asif


STUDYING: Economics, University College London

KEY DATES 6TH JANUARY 2020 Applications open. Application should be made online through the school website. 14TH FEBRUARY 2020 Applications close. 16TH JUNE & 17TH JUNE 2020 Induction. 20TH AUGUST 2020 Enrolment.

“Brampton is a special place. It’s a

community where students of all types of potential come together, taught by teachers of the highest calibre and determination. You learn to maintain a learning curve under the heavy aid and pressure of teachers whom selflessly aim to push you to your greatest potential. Although different, we all hold passion and high potential, and through sincere effort and determination, at Brampton we can be successful.” Simon Omorodion Bowie


STUDYING: Economics, University of Nottingham



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