A staggering 120 A-level students at Winstanley College got 3 or more As or A*s today.
Over 1000 students collected their long awaited A-level results at the best sixth form college in the North West, this morning. And scores of them got the best grades possible. The overall pass rate is 99.6% and 33.8% achieved A/A* grades, way above the national average of 26.3%.
Some brave students even opened their results live on Good Morning Britain and BBC Radio Manchester!
The majority of students secured a place at their first choice university, many of them at Russell Group universities, including students who will be going on to Oxford and Cambridge Universities; 9 to Oxford and 5 to Cambridge.
An impressive 26 students are also going on to medicine, dentistry and veterinary degrees.
Louise Tipping, Winstanley College’s Principal, which was voted ‘Sixth form College of 2017’ by the TES said: “It has been another very successful year for results and we are really proud of all our students and their exceptional achievements.
“Dedicated staff have worked tirelessly to support these hard-working students and it’s great that all that combined effort has paid off!”