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Work Experience

We would like to wish all of our year 10 students a successful and enjoyable work experience placement. Please remember to use your log books to record your experience throughout the week: Click the button below to Access the log book.
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GCSE Results 2019

Congratulations to year 11 for their excellent results!
Average Pathway Grade = Distinction+
5 or more GCSEs at grades 4-9 (including Eng & Maths) = 82%
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Post-16 Results 2019

Congratulations to all our students!
BTEC Pathways: Average grade of Dist*Dist*Dist (equivalent to A*A*A)
Additional A'levels (fourth subject): 84% A*-C
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Imagine Everything

Study Creative, Digital and Performing Arts
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Award Winners!

BOA wins national awards for academic performance. In the top 10% of schools nationally. BOA has been recognised nationally for its excellent results in 2018. Based on data from the Department of Education and Ofsted, BOA was found to be one of the best performing secondary schools in the country, receiving two awards for attainment and progress.
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Support BOA

You can now find Birmingham Ormiston Academy on TheGivingMachine, a great fundraising site that lets you raise donations for Birmingham Ormiston Academy whenever you shop online. It’s easy to use and doesn’t cost you (or us) a penny!





Joshua was a student on the Musical Theatre pathway at BOA from 2012-2014. Upon completion of his studies at BOA Joshua was awarded the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship to study Musical Theatre at the Guildford School of Acting.

In 2014, 8 students from the BOA Musical Theatre and Acting pathways also successfully gained places to train at the Guilford School of Acting.

Joshua has performed in:
Motel in Fiddler on the Roof (West End & Menier Chocolate Factory); Curly in Oklahoma! (Gordon Craig Theatre); Paul McCartney in Cilla (UK Tour, Bill Kenwright Ltd); Lesser Weasel and Cover Mole in The Wind in the Willows (London Palladium); Adam in Invision (Rehearsed reading, Cornay Denman Productions

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Mahalia Burkmar 

Mahalia Burkmar, who studied on the Dance pathway at BOA from 2014 - 2016 has recently released her new single 'Sober'. Mahalia is signed to Asylum Records and is currently touring the UK and Europe.

We wish Mahalia all the best and be sure to show your support by visiting her website and checking out her new music video below!

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Will began his apprenticeship with ITV in September 2016 after leaving BOA’s Broadcast pathway with a D*D*D* grade. As this was the only apprenticeship available at ITV, the competition was high but William’s experience and knowledge of the broadcast industry allowed him to succeed and he began working at the London studios.

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