Bury College’s exceptional track record of advanced level achievement continues with significant numbers of students achieving 100% pass rates and Triple Distinctions. 

Over 700 students secured university places and many more progressed into jobs, including Apprenticeship jobs.


  • 99% pass rate for A Levels
  • 98.9% pass rate for Advanced Level 3 courses
  • 83 Advanced Level 3 courses achieved 100% pass rates
  • 373 students achieving Triple Distinctions or above
  • An excellent pass rate of 98.9% for Advanced Level courses
  • Over 800 students on target to take up university places

Once again, students have successfully secured university places, at universities throughout the country, including:

Bangor, Birmingham, Bolton, Bradford, Coventry, Chester, Derby, Durham, Edge Hill, Huddersfield, Hull, Lancaster, Lincoln, Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham, Salford, Sheffield, Staffordshire, UCLan, York.

Many students have also secured university places at the Bury College University Centre.

The wide range of university courses Bury College students plan to study includes: 

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Geology, English, Archaeology, History, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Zoology, Biology, Physics, Optometry, Mathematics, Accounting and Finance, Economics and Politics, Business Management, Law, Business Technology,

Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies, Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Games Design, Photography, Multimedia Journalism, Animation, Graphic Design, Creative Media Production, Drama, International Tourism Management, Hairdressing Management, Beauty Management,

Criminology and Sociology, Policing and Criminal Investigation, Psychology, Public Services,

Sport and Exercise, Paramedic Practice, Health and Social Care, Nursing, Education, Speech and Language Therapy, Working with Children, Young People and Families.

A Level subjects with 100% success rates include:

Ancient History, Art, Craft and Design, Chemistry, Computing, Drama and Theatre Studies, English Language & Literature combined, Film Studies, French, Further Mathematics, Geography, German, Graphics, History, Mathematics, Media, Photography, Physics, Psychology, Spanish, Textiles.

Advanced Level Vocational subjects with 100% success rates include:

Animal Management, Applied Science, Art & Design, Beauty Therapy, Business, Carpentry & Joinery, Childcare & Education, Cookery, Creative Media, Early Years, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Food & Beverage, Games Design,  Hairdressing, Hair & Media Make-up, Health & Social Care, Information Technology, Interactive Media, Law, Music, Performing Arts, Plumbing & Heating, Public Services, Sport, Travel & Tourism.

Bury College Principal Charlie Deane is delighted;

“The corporation of Bury College is 100% committed to supporting the excellent outcomes of our students and ensuring positive futures.  We are extremely proud to serve our community through education and training.

“Hundreds of learners will now be progressing to university or employment as a result of the positive outcomes they have achieved in their A Levels and Advanced Level Vocational courses.

“In addition to our students’ achievements, learners have benefitted from a strong preparation for their continuing education and employment and leave us equipped with vital skills they need to take on the challenges of their future careers and studies.

“To build on these successes for future students, Bury College is continuing to invest resources into its teaching and learning environment, such as our new A Level Centre and brand new facilities for Digital Media, Business and Travel and Tourism which will be opening next month. 

“It has been an exceptional year for student achievement.  I would like to take this opportunity to wish all Bury College students every success at university or in their chosen career.  We look forward to welcoming our new students this September and working with them to achieve their education and career goals.”   

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