St Brendan’s Sixth Form College saw 716 young people receive A-level and BTEC results. The A-level pass rate was over 95% including 780 high grade passes. The college has also seen another increase in its BTEC grades with 55 per cent of grades achieved by students taking Level 3 BTEC and Applied General courses being either Distinction or Distinction*, which is the highest grade possible.
Over 17% of this year’s cohort have achieved high grades across all of their subjects (A-levels &/or BTECs).
More than 450 students (63% of the cohort) applied through UCAS and most will be going to their first choice university.
A record number of students have secured apprenticeships in many different fields including accounting, law, business, computing and engineering. They will be taking up employment with companies all over the region including PwC, Burges Salmon, NHS, Ministry of Defence, Thatchers Cider and Grant Thornton.
Principal Marian Curran, expressed her pride and joy at the accomplishments of the students, saying: “their hard work, determination, and unwavering spirit have resulted in exceptional results.”