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Wigan and Leigh College celebrates 97 per cent A level pass rate
5:22pm Thursday 15th August 2013 in News
STUDENTS and staff at Wigan & Leigh College were celebrating after A level results revealed an overall pass rate of 97 per cent with 11 A Level subjects achieving a 100 per cent pass rate this year including Sciences.
Students who achieved high grades include: Samuel Ridings gained an A in Maths, B in Biology and B in Chemistry. Samuel who is a former student of Fred Longworth High School is going to the University of Leeds to study adult nursing.
Olivia Meads earned an A in Media Studies, B in English Language and B in ICT. Olivia who is a previous student of Lords School, Bolton is now taking a gap year before going off to university to study journalism.
Adam Shallcross received an A in Business Studies, B in Maths and B in PE. Former Bedford High pupil Adam is now undertaking a higher apprenticeship in accounting at Bentleys with study at Wigan & Leigh College.
Ex Culcheth High pupil Thomas Rapson gained an A in Chemistry, B in Maths and B in Physics. He will study chemical engineering at the University of Surrey.
Ben Whitworth, an ex-Fred Longworth High pupil is going to Northumbria University to study architecture.
Wigan & Leigh College was also announced as one of the best in the North West, following results from a national student satisfaction survey. The results show that students studying on Higher Education courses have an overall satisfaction score of 90 per cent – well above the national average Vice Principal, Teresa Farran, said: “Many congratulations to our hard working students on their achievements. Their success is tribute to their hard work and dedication, along with the high quality teaching at the College.”
“We are a large and diverse College and I would also like to congratulate our vocational students on their results, and wish all of our students the very best as they progress on their chosen career path.
“Wigan & Leigh College is investing over £12.3million to enhance its facilities and learner experience. This year, the College unveiled a £20,000 Apple Suite to support its digital and creative students and a Sustainable Technologies and Renewables Centre (STaR) which forms part of the College’s £1.4million engineering facility.
RESULTS: J Ackers 2, R Airey 1, H Andrew 1, K Anozie 3, R Bagnall 2, B Bailey 3, C Barry 2, H Beever 1, C Bilsbury 2, R Bint 1, H Birch 2, N Blackburn 1, J Boles 3, J Bourne 1, J Bowen 3, T Brown 3, M Calland 1, S Carey 4, M Cassidy 2, E Clancy 1, L Coke 2, J Collier 1, E Compton 2, J Copper 2, B Cottenden 1, G Davies 2, L Davies 2, K Dawber 2, L Dawson 3, A Doyle 3, C Eaton 1, J Edwards 3, L English-Rowland 3, A Evans 2, J Evans 1, E Farley 2, D Fowler 2, C Golding 2, A Grimes 1, N Gulzar 3, L Hall 1, J Hamblett 3, T Hardman 1, H Hargreaves 3, S Herrington 2, A Highton 3, A Hill 4, K Hilton 2, E Holcroft 2, K Houghton 2, R Hunter 1, L Hutchinson 2, L Jones 1, O Kajogbola 2, T Kusper 2, M Langford 1, R Lawson 1, J Lea 3, O Lees 1, P Lloyd 1, D Louchery 1, J Lowe 2, K Maduakolam 1, M McNally 3, S Mcadam 3, O Meads 3, C Mitchinson 2, T Moore 3, A Morris 1, A Noon 2, D O'Mara 3, C Pemberton 2, D Powell 1, T Rapson 3, M Reed 1, J Reeves 2, S Ridings 3, A Shallcross 3, M Sinclair 1, K Smith 2, L Stewart 2, J Swales 2, E Taylor 1, J Tipper 2, M Topping 1, L Warburton 2, C Waterworth 2, A Welsh 2, S Wheeldon 2, K Whittle 1, B Whitworth 3, S Wilkinson 3, J Wilson 1, E Winstanley 3, S Winstanley 1, G Wright 2, P Wright 2, E Yousaf 2.
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