King Edward VI College in Nuneaton has had another successful year following the publication of A-level and vocational results today. This year has seen the first set of fully linear results following the biggest change to A-levels in twenty years making them even more rigorous for students. The college pass rate was 95% with 11 A-level courses achieving a pass rate of 100%. 16 of the A-level courses had a third of their students achieve a high grade. Almost every vocational qualification had a 100% pass rate. The success of students at this inclusive sixth form college has ensured that most have gained places at the University of their choice.
Deputy Principal Tim Rogers said, “The College is really pleased with the set of A-level and vocational results published today. Our students have worked hard to achieve their results allowing them to reach their potential and move onto their destination of choice. Our excellent college teams have worked together over the last few years to ensure all of our students have the best opportunities to achieve their qualifications. These results demonstrate the college continues to provide high quality education to students in Nuneaton, Coventry and South West Leicestershire.”
Johnathan Cooper, a former Higham Lane School student, achieved four A* grades in his subjects and is now going to The University of Cambridge to study Computer Science.
Bethany Kinderman (pictured right) who started her course a year earlier than her peers achieved an A* in Government & Politics, A in Economics and a B in Philosophy & Ethics. She is now going to Oxford University to study Theology. “KEC has been a wonderful college to study at due to the enthusiasm of teachers towards their subjects, making learning interesting and engaging. I would definitely recommend the college.”
Bethany Funnell (pictured left) achieved an A in Philosophy & Ethics and C in English is now going to Wolverhampton University to become a primary teacher. “I’ve loved my years at KEC, it has been the best place to spend my time.”
Eleanor Jones (pictured centre) went to The Market Bosworth School achieved an A*, B, C, and C in her subjects, she is now going into employment.
Charlotte Jackson (pictured below) achieved an A* in Maths, A in Physics, A in Psychology and a B in French. She is going to Warwick University, a leading Russell Group University, to study Physics. “The teachers and staff at KEC have given me so much support and have allowed me to achieve exactly what I need to fulfil my dreams. Not only have I got the grades that I need, I feel much more prepared for my future thanks to their wonderful support and guidance. As a sixth form college, you get more freedom to study in the way that suits you best and this means that I’m ready and excited to start University.”