Outstanding students at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre achieved a staggering 99.8% pass rate with around a quarter of all students achieving A* or A grades at this year's results day celebrations.
89% of students achieved at least one high grade at A* - C
and 58% of students achieved at least one top grade A*-B
. High performing subject areas included Mathematics, English, Language and Literature, Sociology, Chemistry, Media and Psychology.
Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has a proven learning structure which enables our students to become high achieving individuals, continually exceeding their academic potential and enjoying experiences and developing interests that ensures they shine in their University applications and prepare them for prestigious careers.
Students achieving A* and A grades include Annabel Moorhouse, former pupil at Bowland County Secondary School, and Catherine Fothergill, former pupil at SS John Fisher and Thomas More RC High School, who both plan to study Linguistics at The University of Edinburgh, Lucy Treasure, a former pupil at Rhyddings County High School, who plans to study Ecology and Conservation at Lancaster University and Shannon Howarth, a former pupil of Blessed Trinity High School, who is planning a career in finance.
Annabel Moorhouse and Cat Fothergill smile after receiving their exceptional grades. They'll be heading to Edinburgh University in September.
Burnley College Principal Hugh Bramwell said:
“It’s been a fantastic day celebrating the success of our incredibly talented students, their delighted families and their very proud tutors. This year’s incredible results are a credit to the hard work and determination of our students, the support of their parents and families, together with the individual attention given by our outstanding teachers.
Each year our students continue to exceed their potential through learning in a structured and calm environment and benefiting from the support of teachers who are passionate about their success. The high grades our students continue to achieve are driven by inspiration and enhanced through a comprehensive extra-curricular programme, all within our outstanding facilities. We are also able to provide a strong link to undergraduate life with our unique university campus, which prepares students for higher education and inspiring careers.
We are thoroughly proud of our students and wish them all every success in their future university studies and careers.”
Source Url: http://www.burnley.ac.uk/another-year-of-outstanding-a-level-success/