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Students completing A Level courses…

  • 74% progressed to university/Higher Education course including these Russell Group/Sutton Trust Universities:
    • University of Bath
    • University of Birmingham
    • University of Bristol
    • University College London (UCL)
    • University of Cambridge
    • Cardiff University
    • Durham University
    • University of Edinburgh
    • University of Exeter
    • University of Glasgow
    • Imperial College London
    • King’s College London
    • University of Lancaster
    • University of Leicester
    • University of Leeds
    • University of Liverpool
    • University of Manchester
    • Newcastle University
    • University of Nottingham
    • University of Oxford
    • Queen Mary University of London
    • Queen’s University of Belfast
    • University of Reading
    • Royal Holloway, University of London
    • University of Sheffield
    • University of Surrey
    • University of Warwick
    • University of York
  • 10% progressed to another further education course
  • 13% gained employment or an Apprenticeship
  • 3% other (travelling, looking

Students completing Level 3 diploma courses…

  • 43% progressed to university/Higher Education course including these Russell Group/Sutton Trust universities:
    • Cardiff University
    • King’s College London
    • University of Liverpool
    • University of Manchester
    • Newcastle University
    • University of Nottingham
    • University of Sheffield
  • 30% progressed to another further education course
  • 21% gained employment or an Apprenticeship
  • 6% other (travelling, looking for work, volunteering)

Shrewsbury Colleges Group leavers in 2013 who completed their degrees last year (2016) excelled…..

Our students are more likely to gain top degrees than other sixth form college students or independent school students.

  • 87% gained first class or upper second class honours from Russell Group universities:
    • Average for all sixth form colleges was 82%, and 81% for independent school sixth forms
  • 81% gained first class or upper second class honours from across all universities:
    • Average for all sixth form colleges was 76%, and 80% for independent school sixth forms

(Source: HESA Report, Sixth Form College Association, April 2017)