Results Day 2011
Leek College students were more successful than ever in gaining their places at University in 2011 and 100% of students passed their A Level equivalent work skills courses.
Every A Level student gained a place at University, including Charlotte Woolley who is now studying Psychology at Sheffield University after achieving two grade As and two grade Bs.
48% of students who studied BTEC courses gained three A grades, a rise of 9% from 2010.
Those progressing to University from BTEC national courses include students from the BTEC National in Sport, where 100% of students achieved distinction grades, equivalent to 3 A grades each: and all these students are going to university!
Over 20 students from Art courses gained places at University against heavy competition, including Steve Hocking who is bound for Bournemouth University to take a degree in Scriptwriting for film and television; Ali Ali, who is off to De Montfort University to study Interior Design and Lauren Sharkey, also to De Montfort to study Fine Art.
It’s not all about University and students from A Level equivalent work skills courses, especially the CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education where 65% of students gained three grade Cs or above, are well qualified to move straight in to employment even in these difficult times; 82% of students have already gained employment, including via Higher Apprenticeships which allow them to study at Foundation Degree level while earning a living.