Wakefield College celebrates outstanding results
Thursday, 17 August, 2023
Tags:A Levels A Level Results Day Results Day
A Level students from Wakefield College are celebrating after the class of 2023 delivered another strong set of results, with an overall pass rate of 97.4% – the 20th year in a row the results have exceeded 95%. Meanwhile, the first cohort of T Level students delivered an amazing 100% pass rate, with 66% gaining distinction star or distinctions, whilst vocational learners were also celebrating with several students gaining three distinction stars – the highest results possible.
This year saw 13 A Level subjects achieve a 100% pass rate including Geography, English Language, Chemistry, Business, Maths and Physics. English Literature students continued their remarkable streak by achieving a 100% pass rate for the 18th year running.
Daisy Denton gained an A in Sociology, B in Psychology and B in Art. Commenting on her time at College, Daisy said: “I want to become an Artist in future, and I feel my time here at Wakefield College has equipped me perfectly. I’ve really developed my discipline and resilience, and this will really help me in the future”. Daisy plans to stay at Wakefield College to study degree-level Art.
T Level Childcare student Emily Bailey secured a place at the University Centre at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group to study a Foundation Degree in Young Children’s Learning and Development. Emily achieved a distinction and now aims to fulfil her dream of becoming a Teaching Assistant.
Students have secured places at a number of Russell Group universities including the University of York, the University of Leeds, the University of Liverpool, the University of Manchester and the University of Newcastle amongst others.
Sam Wright, Principal at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group, expressed her pride in the achievements of the students and the College: "These outstanding results are a reflection of the dedication of our students and the commitment of our staff. At Wakefield College, we strive to provide an enriching educational environment that empowers our students to excel academically and personally. These results are a testament to their hard work and determination."
The commitment of the teaching staff at Wakefield College has been integral to the success of the students. Karen Ralphs, Head of A Levels at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group, said: "I am immensely proud of our students for their exceptional achievements. The collaboration between our passionate staff and determined students has truly paid off. These results not only demonstrate academic excellence but also the growth and development of these young individuals as they step confidently into the next chapter of their lives."
Enrolments for courses starting this September will begin next week. Places are still available across a wide range of course areas for school leavers, adults, university-level students and apprentices. To find out more, visit www.wakefield.ac.uk or call the Course Information Team on 01924 789733.
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DATE: 17 August, 2023