Starred Grades Top 500 in 2019

Solihull Sixth Form College is celebrating more than 500 starred grades in 2019, as A level results were announced nationwide today. The College, which is part of the Summit Learning Trust, has achieved an impressive 568 starred grades (A* at A level/CACHE and Distinction* at BTEC level).

2019 Results

Hundreds of students are looking forward to their future careers thanks to their success, with 257 of our students having achieved all top grades at advanced level (A/A* at A Level/CACHE or Distinction/Distinction* at BTEC). The number of students getting A*-B grades is up 143 on this time last year. In addition, 663 students achieved all A*-C grades at A level/CACHE or Merit and above at BTEC. 26 advanced level courses have achieved a 100% pass rate, with success also achieved on BTEC courses, the results of which were confirmed last month.

College Principal Martin Sullivan commented:

“I want to congratulate the students and our staff for these excellent results. I’m delighted to see significant improvements, including 118 more starred grades compared to last year and more than 200 more students achieving all A*-C or Merit and better in their A level, CACHE and BTEC courses. Of course, the most important thing is helping our students to progress onto a positive destination and these results will ensure they do that.”

The majority of students at Solihull Sixth Form College choose to advance to university and they are progressing to study a huge variety of subjects, from Law and Medicine to Architecture and Engineering and many more. Two students have confirmed their progression to the University of Oxford Peter Miller and Amelia-Anne Carse (pictured above with the Principal) achieved all A* grades in their A levels to secure places studying English Language & Literature and Engineering respectively. Martin Sullivan is especially pleased to see the high level of support the College has given these students paying off.

“Making an Oxbridge application is a massive challenge, requiring not only high levels of attainment, but also a gruelling interview process. They are going up against some of the top minds not only in the UK, but from around the world, so getting an offer is an achievement in itself. Having them overcome the pressure to achieve the required grades is brilliant news.”

15 August 2019