Improvements In A Level Success Rates At Barnsley Sixth Form College

Barnsley Sixth Form College is celebrating another excellent set of A Level results with improvements in 16 A Level subjects and an increased number of subjects with 100% pass rates.

The overall pass rate at the Sixth Form College is 97%, with 100% pass rates in 14 subjects, including English Language and Literature, Classical Civilisation, Further Maths and French.

There were improvements in the success rates of 16 subjects, including Chemistry, Physics, Psychology and History.

Many students are now looking forward to starting higher education courses at universities throughout the country from September including Sheffield, Manchester, Lancaster and Huddersfield.



Other successful Barnsley Sixth Form College students going on to university include Rachel Williams, a former Kettlethorpe School pupil who has secured a place on the competitive Post Production for TV and Film degree at Manchester Futureworks after achieving an A* in Fine Art, an A in Media and a Distinction in Music Technology; former Holgate School pupil Chloe Wilson who achieved A grades in Psychology and Health and Social Care and a B in Law and is now going to Lancaster University to study Law; and Devlin Amory, a former Ecclesfield School pupil, who is going on to study Music Technology at the University of Huddersfield after achieving a Distinction* in Music Technology alongside A Levels in Sociology and English Literature.

Gerard Garvey, Barnsley Sixth Form College Principal, said: “We would like to congratulate our students on their achievements. We are very proud of them and very pleased to see increased success in so many of our subjects. These results are testament to the hard work and dedication of our students and staff.

“Many of our students are now progressing on to some of the country’s top universities, studying degrees from Medicine to Aerospace Engineering, whilst others go into employment or apprenticeships, and we are delighted that they will all take with them the confidence, knowledge and skills they have acquired during their time with us.

“Our new Sixth Form campus will start to be constructed in the coming weeks and this will provide a first class learning environment for our students as we continue to invest in the young people of Barnsley.”

Barnsley Sixth Form College will be enrolling students for courses starting this September from Monday 18 to Friday 29 August.


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