A-level stars break Runshaw College record
4:04pm Wednesday 21st August 2013 in News
More than a dozen students are Oxbridge bound after exceptional A-Level results at a sixth form college.
Runshaw College has seen 13 students offered places at Britain’s traditional big-two universities.
The will begin their studies at Oxford and Cambridge universities next month along with more than 400 other Runshaw students are progressing to other universities.
Runshaw said it had continued to improve records for grades received by its sixth form students.
In total Runshaw students this year achieved 69 per cent grades of A* to B. In addition to this, 11 per cent of the total grades from Year 13 students were to an A* standard – a new record.
College principal Simon Partington said: “This is a day of great celebration for our students and staff who have worked so hard to once again produce a set of exceptionally strong A-Level results.”
In the core subjects of English and maths, 50 per cent of grades were A* to A.
Mr Partington also added “Our students have once again been a delight to teach and they should be very proud of their achievements”.
Lucy Baehren, has received an offer from Cambridge University while Peter Jordan, Ryan Jenkinson, and Ryan McIntyre have all received confirmation of offers from Oxford.
They are joined by nine other students from Runshaw who have all also received offers for places at Oxford and Cambridge.
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