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Date Posted: 18/08/2022 | Posted In: Student News

Staff and students at The Sixth Form Bolton are pleased to celebrate another year of outstanding Advanced Level results, affirming their position as a nationally high achieving Sixth Form College. With students studying both academic and vocational qualifications performing above national benchmarks, the vast majority of students achieved the grades they need to move forward. The Sixth Form is pleased to announce an overall 99% pass rate for A Levels with 75% of all subjects achieving a 100% pass rate and 75% BTEC Extended Diploma students achieving the highest grades (Distinction* or Distinction). In this year of return to formally examined assessments The Sixth Form Bolton continues to maintain impressive outcomes for Its students.

Principal, Stuart Merrills, said: “Given that for the majority of students this was their first ever formal externally set and marked examination series, staff and students have been nervously awaiting this series outcomes. As a Sixth Form we are again extremely proud of our students and the results they have achieved. After a difficult few years in their education, our students’ hard work and dedication has come to fruition in the form of an excellent set of overall outcomes. The majority of our students will now again secure their places at universities across the country, progressing to study a broad range of subjects encompassing: sciences, medicine, law, business, music, arts, sports and humanities.” The Sixth Form has one of the highest national progression rates to Higher Education out of all the categories of post-16 education.

These results come at a significant time for The Sixth Form Bolton as it enters its 25th year as a stand-alone Sixth Form College. Many students across the years have benefitted hugely from being at a sixth form with a great track record for its student achievements and the Principal, Senior Management and Staff look forward to its new cohort in September and continued success.