A Level results - cheshire college

More than 180 Cheshire College South & West students are celebrating their A Level results.

Learners at the college achieved a 98% pass rate, with 120 exceptional A* or A grades.

The college achieved A*-B results in English Language, Chemistry, French, Graphic Design, Fine Art and Photography.

It means 430 learners have secured places at some of the UK’s top universities, including, The University of Manchester, Durham University, King’s College London and The University of Lancaster.

There was a 100% pass rate in 21 subjects, with particularly outstanding results in the so-called facilitating subjects, which are the subjects most valued by the top universities.

Among those celebrating was straight-A learner Roisin Burnes, from Nantwich, who has secured a place to study Medicine at The University of Sheffield.

Roisin, 18, achieved AAAA in English Literature, Chemistry, Biology and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).

She said: “I am so pleased with my results, I was in complete disbelief when I opened them.

“My time at the college has been incredible.

“Staff are dedicated to delivering engaging lessons, everyone is extremely supportive, and the atmosphere is so friendly.

“In September, I will be going to The University of Sheffield to study Medicine.

“I have already been accepted to study a Masters Degree following this, which I hope leads to a fantastic career.”

Nairah Majid, 18, Crewe, achieved A*A*A*B in Economics, History, EPQ and Mathematics, and will be going to The University of Warwick to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE).

Nairah said: “I feel overwhelmed and delighted with my results.

“I have had the best time studying at the College and am excited to start my Degree in PPE at The University of Warwick in September.

“I got to meet some of the college staff while I was completing my GCSEs at Shavington High School.

“They supported me with my application and presented me with a ‘Learner of the Year’ Award just before I left, which immediately made me feel excited about studying there.

“I have loved the flexibility of how the courses are delivered at the college.

“The staff are consistently supportive of your aspirations and go above and beyond to ensure you achieve the highest grades possible.”

Declan O’Riordan, 18, from Crewe, achieved AAA in History, Business and Economics.

“I am delighted with my results, I can’t stop smiling!” he said.

“The college is dynamic and supportive. Teaching is to the highest standard and staff always go above and beyond.

“I’ve been able to participate in extracurricular activities which have helped develop my employability skills, so I know I’m leaving ready to develop a successful career, as I start my Degree Apprenticeship at Barclays Bank.”

Gordon Gillespie, Vice Principal of Curriculum and Quality at Cheshire College, said: “I am absolutely thrilled with what our learners have achieved this year.

“The breadth of excellent results across so many curriculum areas, demonstrates the exceptional teaching and facilities that we offer here at Cheshire College – South & West.

“Over the last two years, learners have demonstrated an inspiring work ethic, drive and ambition, with the support of their incredible teachers and support staff.

“It is a delight to share in our learners’ successes and excitement about their futures and to hear personally from them how much a difference our College has made to their aspirations.”

Across Cheshire East, the borough’s 1,667 sixth-form students achieved an overall provisional pass rate of 98%, which is above the current national rate.

The proportion of students achieving grades A* to A is 24%, with 78% achieving an A* to C grade.

Cllr Craig Browne, deputy leader of Cheshire East Council, said: “This year’s results are yet again extremely impressive and I’d like to congratulate all students on their achievements.

“I am especially pleased to hear about the successes of our cared for children.

“Altogether, we have eight young people who have completed their post-16 studies this year and six have secured a place at university.

“We are so proud of them and all our students for their sustained hard work and commitment adding to the record we have in Cheshire East for excellent results year after year.

“To continue to perform above the national average is a credit to our schools and colleges and I’d like to thank parents, teachers and governors and all those who support our young people for their hard work and dedication.

“Our vision is that all children and young people leave school with the best skills and qualifications they can achieve and the life skills they need to thrive into adulthood.

“I wish all the young people the very best in the future, whether that is into further or higher education, apprenticeships or taking their first steps into employment.”

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