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Date Posted: 10/08/2021 | Posted In: Parent News, Student News

Staff and students at The Sixth Form Bolton celebrate yet another year of outstanding Advanced Level results, again outperforming national results and reinforcing their position as a nationally high achieving Sixth Form College in the top 5% for A Level results. The Sixth Form is pleased to announce an overall 100% pass rate for A Levels with 57 subjects achieving a 100% pass rate and a 5% rise in higher grade passes, 99% BTEC National Diploma students achieving higher grade passes (Distinction* to Merit) and 71% of students achieving higher grades overall. The Sixth Form Bolton continues to maintain year-on-year impressive outcomes for students.

Principal, Stuart Merrills, said: “Given the huge amount of uncertainty faced by students receiving their results this year I am very pleased with the overall outcomes for students at The Sixth Form Bolton. Our students have benefitted hugely from being at a sixth form with a great track record for student achievements as well as the expertise and professionalism of its staff. With The Sixth Form having one of the highest national progression rates to higher education, the majority of our students will now again move forward to secure their places at universities across the country. Students are progressing to study a broad range of subjects encompassing: sciences, medicine, law, business, music, performing arts, sports and humanities.”

“This cohort deserve our absolute praise and commendation, they have had 2 years of the most disrupted education. Through their own perseverance, resilience and fortitude they have secured some outstanding results. If students are feeling anxious at this time they should not worry because if they look at what they achieved under the circumstances they have faced, they should look forward with confidence. If any students do feel they need some support this week, we have staff on hand from Careers, Counselling and the Progress Tutor team. We also have the Learning Mentors in all week to support students and the Learning Services team.”

“I would personally like to thank the staff at The Sixth Form”, said the Principal, “who worked as a great team, with a huge amount of desire and commitment to see our students do well during another exceedingly difficult year. I’m extremely proud of the level of dedication, care and attention they have shown to the Sixth Form and their students. This has helped the vast majority of our students secure the grades they deserved.”