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Best Ever A Level Results at York College

York College is proud to announce its best ever A Level results. There were over 1300 A Level exam entries this summer at York College. The overall pass rate was 98.5%, a notable improvement on last year’s results. This means that York College’s A Level results are above the national average for an impressive fifteenth consecutive year. Nearly half of the grades awarded were at A or B and the college is delighted to report that 34 subjects had a 100% pass rate.

A record 40 students achieved straight A grades in all of their A Level subjects. Two students, Robert Hughes and Kit Hildyard, gained a remarkable five A grade passes, fourteen students gained an outstanding four A grade passes and a further 24 students gained three A grade passes.

The college is very proud to announce that at least seven students received the necessary grades to be accepted into Cambridge University; Kit Hildyard will study History at Trinity College, Robert Hughes will study Engineering at Emmanuel College, Megan Bradley will study Social & Political Science at Murray Edwards College, David Finch will study Geography at Churchill College, James Swanton will study English at Selwyn College, Oliver Stannard will study Computer Science at Churchill College and Vicky Atkins will study Law at Newnham College.

Dr Alison Birkinshaw, Principal of York College, said “York College’s best ever A Level results are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our wonderful students and staff. I am delighted that the vast majority of students will now be able to pursue their ambitions, whether this is to progress onto higher education or to employment. So far the college has received excellent vocational results too, our learners have achieved 128 triple distinctions out of a total of 458 National Diploma achievements. These results are equivalent to three As at A Level.”

For students looking to progress to studying a Higher Education qualification, York College offers a range of degrees at a fraction of the cost of going to other higher education establishments. Bob Saynor, Assistant Principal for Higher Educaction at York College Students says: “Students can save over £4,000 whilst studying on a full-time, three year degree programme at York College, compared to universities. Studying locally can often prove to be the best option for many students.”

Anyone interested in finding out about Higher Education courses at York College should contact the Customer Service Unit as soon as possible on tel: 01904 770400.

Press Release: 20/08/09

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Best Ever A Level Results at York College image

Best Ever A Level Results at York College image

Best Ever A Level Results at York College image

Best Ever A Level Results at York College image

Best Ever A Level Results at York College image

Best Ever A Level Results at York College image

Best Ever A Level Results at York College image

Best Ever A Level Results at York College image

 


 
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