Halesowen College congratulated students on outstanding exam results and celebrated the most successful year with an outstanding A Level pass rate of 99%.
There were exceptional levels of achievement in level 3 applied programmes with over half of our students achieving top triple Distinction Star grades, the equivalent of 3 As at A Level.
These results maintain Halesowen College as the highest performing 16-18 provider in the area.
We have one of the highest levels of progression into higher education, apprenticeship and sustainable employment in the whole of the UK. Over 750 students progressed to a range of universities, including Oxbridge and the prestigious Russell Group. Other students decided to stay at Halesowen College to study for their degree locally, or embark on a Higher Level Apprenticeship programme.
Twenty six A Level subjects and 32 vocational courses achieved a 100% pass rate, including Art and Design, English, Modern foreign Languages, Media, Music, Economics, Geography, History, Psychology, Sociology, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computing, Geology and Physics.
32% of students achieved high A Level grades.
Harry Ezeigwe achieved 3 As in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics and progressed to University of Nottingham to study Pharmacy.
Melissa Kelly gained A grades in English, Mathematics and Politics and progressed to Keele University to read Politics.
With As in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics, Joshua Thompson took up his place at University of Durham to study Chemistry.
There were also top grades for Ella Bea Hutchinson, Sagal Mohamed, Jordan Neill, Chloe Walker and Rebecca Willis.
Students were full of praise for the outstanding levels of support and excellent teaching at Halesowen College.
Michael, who progressed to Oxford Univeristy, said, “There is no doubt that I would not have made the achievements I have today without the support of Halesowen College. Despite facing numerous challenges, staff were always proactive in trying their best to meet mine and other students- individual needs.”
Shane, who enjoyed high A Level grades, said, “Facilities and teaching at Halesowen are excellent. I would give it 100%. I have excelled here and exceeded what I first thought I could achieve.”
Rebecca, enrolling at University of Durham, said, “Halesowen College staff are really caring and I felt supported throughout my course.”
Jacob, who secured a Level 4 IT Apprenticeship, said, “Halesowen College is so friendly, it is a pleasure to study here.”