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Outstanding Results 2016
Bury College’s exceptional track record of advanced level achievement continues with significant numbers of students achieving 100% pass rates and Triple Distinctions. Students are on target to equal last years’ achievement of nearly 900 progressing to university.
An initial study of the results indicates:
- 50 Advanced Level 3 courses achieving 100% pass rates
- 216 students achieving Triple Star Distinctions
- 431 students achieving Triple Distinctions or above
- An excellent pass rate of 97% for Advanced Level courses
- Students on target to exceed last years’ achievement of approximately 900 progressing to university
Once again, significant numbers of our students have successfully secured university places, at universities throughout the country, including Oxford, Durham, Lancaster, Manchester, Leeds, Loughborough, Bangor, Bournemouth and Warwick.
The wide range of university courses Bury College students have secured places on includes:
Chemistry, Physics, Sports Science, Mathematics, Genetics, Spanish, Psychology, Japanese, History, Sociology, Criminology, English Language and English Literature, Chemical Engineering, Management, Music Technology, Nursing, Forensic Science, Policing, Education, Electronic Engineering, Sports Coaching, Software Engineering.
Many of our other students have secured jobs, including valuable Apprenticeship jobs, or will be using the employability skills gained during their studies at the college in order to pursue their careers.
A Level subjects with 100% success rates include: Further Mathematics, English Language, English Literature, Film Studies, History, Ancient History, Graphic Design, Media, Music Practice, Music Technology, Drama and Theatre Studies, Photography, Spanish, German, Textiles, Geography.
Advanced Level Vocational subjects with 100% success rates include: Business, Creative Media Production, Information Technology, Music Technology, Performing Arts, Engineering, Health and Social Care, Music, Travel and Tourism, Sport, Beauty Therapy, Hairdressing, Catering, Hospitality, Playwork, Carpentry and Joinery, Art and Design.
Bury College Principal Charlie Deane is delighted;
“This is another great year for Bury College students. We are extremely proud of our students’ efforts, outstanding achievements, successes and results. Hundreds of students will now be progressing to university or employment as a result of the high grades they have achieved in their A Levels and Advanced Level Vocational courses.
“In addition to their academic achievements, our students have benefitted from a strong preparation for their continuing education and employment and are equipped with vital skills they need to take on the challenges of their future careers and studies.
“Last year approximately 900 of our students progressed to university, and this year’s successes look set to exceed that significant achievement. I wish all Bury College students every success at university or in their chosen career.”
For further course information and free, impartial careers and educational advice, please contact the Bury College Information, Advice and Guidance Centre.
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0161 280 8280