Students and staff at Wigan & Leigh
College are today celebrating after they have achieved an outstanding 100% pass
rate in A Levels and 99.9% pass rate in Advanced Vocational qualifications.
A level students did exceptionally well, 7% above the national average, with 84% achieving high grades ensuring that they secured their next step to study at University.
Principal, Anna Dawe, said: “I am absolutely delighted with the results.These are the first students to complete the A Level Professional Honours Programme and we are so proud of their achievements. They have worked hard to complete a full A level programme, undertaken additionalvocational qualifications related to their career and completed demanding and substantial industry placements.
Their academic attainment combined with the technical skills they’ve developed means they can choose between the excellent university offers they’ve received and degree apprenticeship opportunities that are now available. We wish them every success for their future. ”
Jack Reynolds, a former Bedford High School pupil, has been studying on the Engineering pathway for the past two years and achieved A grades in Maths, Chemistry and Physics and a place at Lancaster University to study BSc (Hons) Natural Sciences.
India Latham, a former Standish High School pupil, has enjoyed her time on the Applied Medical pathway and is celebrating after securing her place at The University of Liverpool after achieving an A in Psychology, B in Biology and a B in Chemistry.
She said: “I am delighted with my results, the tutors have been so supportive, providing expert advice and the professional development days have offered skills development aligned to my career aspirations.”
Advanced vocational results were equally as impressive ensuring that students secured their chosen next step.
Molly Evans, a former Lathom High School pupil, has achieved Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction* (equivalent to A*, A*, A* at A Level) on the Pre-Degree Nursing programme and has accepted a place The University of Liverpool to study BN (Hons) Nursing.
Adam Lever, a former Fred Longworth High School pupil, also achieved high Distinction grades in his BTEC Extended Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and has been accepted onto the prestigious Degree Apprenticeship programme with International Nuclear Services Ltd.Hig