Thomas Rotherham College improved its overall pass rate again this year to 98%. 30 courses achieved a 100% pass rate with the percentage of high grades in this summer’s results at an impressive 53.3%. Overall, 135 A* or A grades were awarded in A Level subjects to TRC students and 277 top grades were awarded in vocational qualifications.
Students performed particularly well in Art, Languages, Child Care, Maths and Economics. With high grades of circa 90% in Child Care, Spanish and Photography.
The highest achiever at TRC was Thomas Barker from Rotherham who achieved three A* grades in English Literature, History and Media. Thomas is going on to study English at Oxford University. Thomas said, “I am really grateful to everyone who has supported me for a lovely two years at TRC.”
There are many exciting university and work-based destinations lined up for the class of 2019 including places at the Universities of Cambridge, Sheffield, Manchester, Cardiff and Kings College London, to study courses in Engineering, Medicine, Dentistry, Architecture, Languages and Nursing. Other students have already successfully secured employment offers on achieving their grades.
Principal David Naisbitt said, “I am very happy with these results and would like to congratulate all of our students. It is wonderful to see so many happy and successful students realising their ambitions and progressing to exciting destinations. – we wish them all well with their future endeavours. For the second year the College has made terrific progress, which is testament to the hard work of all the College staff, who support students in achieving their grades.”