Our students are significantly more likely to win a place at university compared to the national average. In the last three years, we have sent 30 students to Oxbridge and 500 students to Russell Group universities.

What’s more, our students achieve significantly higher results at universities than in the independent sector nationally.

A Level destinations

Former SCG students who graduated from university in 2022 excelled. 47% gained a First Class degree - the national average for all sixth form colleges was 37% and for independent sixth form schools, it was 41%. SCG students who attended the prestigious Russell Group universities, 50% gained a First Class degree - the national average for sixth form colleges was 43% and the national average for independent school sixth forms was 44%.

121 students in 2022 progressed to Russell Group Universities.


University of Birmingham
University of Bristol
University of Cambridge
Cardiff University
Durham University
Imperial College London
University of Exeter
University of Glasgow

University of Leeds
University of Liverpool
University of Manchester
Newcastle University
University of Edinburgh
University of Nottingham
University of Oxford

University of Sheffield
University of Southampton
University College London (UCL)
University of York
King’s College, London
Queen Mary University of London
Edinburgh University

Vocational destinations

 Our 2022 Vocational students have taken up places at the following universities / higher education Institutions:

University of Chester
Staffordshire University
University of Wolverhampton
Manchester Metropolitan University
Birmingham City University

Liverpool John Moores University
Cardiff Metropolitan University
University of Worcester
University of South Wales
Edge Hill University