Mossbourne Sixth Form Students Once More Celebrate Incredible A Level Results Success

There was both jubilation and tears of happiness at Mossbourne Sixth Form in Hackney today as students celebrated brilliant A Level results.

These results are particularly impressive as this is the first year that grading has returned to pre-pandemic standards; however, the grades achieved by pupils at Mossbourne Sixth Form buck national trends and outstrip 2019 grades.

A phenomenal 49.2% of all grades achieved were grades A*- A, whilst 81% of all grades achieved were grades A*- B and 96% of students gained A*-C grades in every subject they studied.

Just some of the standout achievements include:

  • Luke Thorne achieved A*, A*, A*, A*, A* including the EPQ. Luke will go on to study Natural Sciences at University of Cambridge.
  • Joseph Beckett achieved A*, A*, A*. Joseph will study PPE at University of Oxford.
  • Alba Gibbs Joffe achieved A*, A*, A* and will study History at University of Cambridge.
  • Enoch Bedzo-Nutakor secured a place to undertake a prestigious Level 6 degree apprenticeship at Bloomberg whilst Ayodimeji Olawaiye secured an equally impressive apprenticeship at Jaguar Land Rover.


Elida Arslan, winner of the Bourne University Bursary, a monetary award which supports one Mossbourne pupil during three years of university, achieved A*, A, A, and will study medicine at UCL.

Across the board, Mossbourne students have bright futures ahead of them.

At the time of writing:

  • 16 students are heading to Oxbridge
  • 8 students have gained a place at medical school
  • 3 students will be studying architecture


Rebecca Warren, Principal of Mossbourne Community Academy stated:

“Our sixth formers inspire me every day and every year and I am so proud of their positive and mature approach to learning and examinations. It will be brilliant to see what they go on to achieve and it is wonderful to see them following their own interests with such ambition and dedication. It fills me with optimism that they will be the leaders of the next generation and I am excited to see the impact they will have on society.

“Thank you to everyone, both students, staff and parents for all their hard work and thank you to parents and carers for their support – we couldn’t do this without you.”

Jane Sames, Head of Mossbourne Sixth Form, said:

“Congratulations to all our sixth formers. These results are so well deserved.

“The class of 2023 have bright futures ahead of them and we are thrilled to see our students’ glowing results across so many subjects. Teaching staff at Mossbourne continue to go above and beyond for our students and it is a day for all to celebrate the hard work of our community.

Peter Hughes, CEO of the Mossbourne Federation, said:

“I want to congratulate all our sixth form students. They are all remarkable.

“A level results for Mossbourne students are consistently exceptional but it’s important not to take this for granted.

“Our students are so dedicated. I am also very grateful for the diligence, care and unwavering commitment from all our staff as well as the incredible support from parents and carers.

“Thank you all and well done to everyone.”

Schools Minister, Nick Gibb said:

“Congratulations to all those receiving their results for their A Levels and GCSEs this summer. Students from Mossbourne Community Academy should be incredibly proud of what they have achieved and we are hugely grateful to teachers for all their hard work.

“For many pupils, these will have been the first formal set of exams they have ever taken and we have done everything that we can to ensure they are walking away with qualifications that hold value now and in the future.

“These results will enable pupils to take the next step in their lives, whether that’s in further education, an apprenticeship or the workplace and I wish them all the best whatever they decide to do.”