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With 460 years of history King Edward VI College in Nuneaton continues its record of excellence this year with its best results ever!
33 subjects at AS and A level have pass rates of 100%. The pass rate for AS level is 90%, 5% above the national average and for A2 Level the pass rate is almost 99%, 3% above the national average.
A third of students at AS level and almost half at A2 level have achieved a high grade A-B. Overall there were 71 A* grades at Level 3.
37 students gained straight Aâ€™s across all of their A level subjects. Our congratulations go to Joanna Quigley, Chloe Taylor, Sarah Barrington, Samantha Cooper, Paul Callender, Scott Warin, Adrian Maye, Amy Badge, Prabin Shrestha, Michael Beavon, Chelsea Caton, Alexander McCord, Samuel Hambridge, Hyungjin Yoon, Clare Palmer, Liam Barkes, Kathryn Parkins, William Swift, Laila Watchorn, Neal Pointon, Bethany Waters, Steven Brotherhood, Katie Graham, Pip Goodman, Glen Guyver-Fletcher, Matthew Purdy, Sophie Reckless, Sabrina Kapadia, Daniel Mouncer, James Barson, Maria Panteli and John Spawton Rice.
Of particular note is Joanna Quigley who studied an amazing 7 A level subjects and got A* and A in all 7 subjects.
Joanna says â€śIt is thanks to my parents and also the support of the college that I have managed to achieve this. The teaching and student support is exceptional.â€ť
This year the college has a record 7 students who will be going on to Cambridge. Joanna Quigley and Harry Orchard will be studying Natural Sciences; Paul Callender â€“ Music; Kathryn Parkins - English, Scott Warin - Law, Sarah Barrington - Engineering and Samantha Cooper - Vet Science.
Kathryn Parkins from Hinckley says â€śIf I hadnâ€™t come to King Edward College I would have never got into Cambridge. The teachers and resources here have inspired me academically to reach for this goal.â€ť
Some of the top performing subjects include Further Maths, Electronics, German, Film Studies, Law, Design and Technology, History, Media Studies, Philosophy, Drama and English Literature.
Sabrina Kapadia achieved straight Aâ€™s in her subjects and has a place at Liverpool University where she will study medicine. Sabrina says â€śThe staff at college have been outstanding! Every teacher I had pushed me to the best of my ability. I couldnâ€™t have done it without them.â€ť
Jack West from Nuneaton studied Drama, Performing Arts and Film at A Level and has now been offered a place at Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts which is one of the top drama schools in the country.
Simon Winterman, Director of Arts says â€śWe are delighted with the results this year and the students achievements. This reflects the enthusiasm, passion and specialism of all our staff.â€ť
With a strong tradition for GCSE and A level examination success the college now offers a wide range of BTEC courses and all BTEC courses achieved 100% pass rate. In some BTEC subjects over 50% of students achieved a Distinction*
Adrian Peberdy Curriculum Area Manager for Business and IT says â€śWe are developing our BTEC offering and now have a wide range of subjects available. We are really pleased with the 100% pass rate but also the high percentage of Distinctions and Distinction* represents the dedication of staff and studentsâ€ť
King Edward VI College is delighted that, with these results, the vast majority of students will be in a position to progress to the University or employment of their choice with strong career prospects.
The Principal, Dr Esther Maughan says â€śNuneatonâ€™s King Edward VI College is one of 93 sixth form colleges in the country. As University places become more competitive, sixth form college students have a distinct advantage over others as not only are sixth form colleges recognised as the highest performing institutions nationally but also sixth form colleges prepare students well for University acting as a half way house between school and University.â€ť
Dr Maughan continues â€śEven by Sixth Form Colleges standards King Edwards students have performed extremely well this year. These results are a testament to the expertise, skills and sheer hard work of both our students and our staff.â€ť
The college is still considering applications and enrolment starts on Tuesday 28th August.