Posted August 2022.
Category: Awards, Engineering, Results
WMG Academy Coventry is celebrating another year of outstanding destinations for all students in Year 13.
Budding Software Engineer, Daniel Baynton, aged 18, has secured an apprenticeship at Roke Manor Research focusing on defence and national security after achieving three A* grades at A Level. Another straight A* student, Oliver Green, is also entering the world of computing by taking on a degree in Computer Science at the University of Nottingham.
WMG Academy Chief Executive, Stewart Tait, commented, “I am delighted that students at WMG Academy have once again overcome the challenges posed by the pandemic over the last two years to secure world class destinations. We are proud of everything our learners have achieved during their time here and wish them the very best of luck for their future careers.”
Further highlights of this year’s fantastic student destinations include:
- Reece Ashby – D*D*D – Games Design at Bournemouth University
- Salahaddin Bouzit – D*DD – Mechanical Engineering at Aston University
- Christina Fotou – AAB – Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London
- Oluwafemi Olamide Fowosire – ABB – Electrical Engineering at the University of Warwick
- Ethan Greasley – A*A*D* – Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Warwick
- Tyler Griffiths – BBD* – CAD Technician Apprentice at Jaguar Land Rover
- Chloe Schoolar – D*D*D – Veterinary Physiotherapy at Warwickshire College
NB: D and D* grades refer to Distinction and Distinction* grades available on Engineering and Science BTEC qualifications. D* is equivalent to A* and D is equivalent to A.
Associate Principal, Fiesal Mahroof said, “We are proud of all students who are leaving us this year. Not only have they tackled the challenges of the pandemic with resilience and maturity, but they have also gone above and beyond to secure truly outstanding destinations. WMG Academy for Young Engineers is proud to be partnered with so many employer partners who work with students to develop their employability skills which is evidenced in year’s student destinations.”
WMG Academy for Young Engineers provides GCSE, A-level and BTEC education for 14 to 19-year-olds. It opened in 2014 and specialises in science, technology, engineering and maths. The Academy is proud to offer learners between the ages of 14 and 19 a unique educational pathway, blending vocational learning, employability skills, academic teaching, business partners and technical expertise to create the engineers, computer scientists and scientists of the future.