Thursday 11 August 2011
Richard Taunton Sixth Form College are celebrating their best ever results. The effort and determination by students and excellent staff have shone through in A2, BTEC and OCR national programmes.
The A level pass rate is up by 1.5% taking the overall pass rate to 98.4% A*-E with at least 35 subjects achieving a 100% pass rate. Two thirds of students have achieved A*-C grades and the college is also seeing a stunning 99.6% A level pass rate for students in the Sixth Form Academy for Gifted and Talented with 80% achieving grades A*-C.
There are also fantastic results in Level 3 BTEC and OCR national programmes with a 98.5% pass rate which includes 6 out of 7 subject areas achieving a 100% pass rate. The results follow an excellent set International Baccalaureate results and outstanding results across the board in Modern Languages.
The tradition of high performance in Music at Richard Taunton Sixth Form College continues with a 100% pass rate in AS and A Level Music, 80% of which achieved A*-C grades.
Principal Alice Wrighton says ‘We are unashamedly ambitious and optimistic about the future – for individual students and for the college as a whole - and these results are further evidence that our very positive strategies are working.’ Positively proud of the college’s results, she continues: ‘We believe that education has the power to transform communities. These results are a reminder that we have a great deal to be proud of, and that the setting of high standards, great teaching and learning, and the right balance of support and challenge within a strong and inclusive educational community can and will make a difference.’Mauris id lorem nunc. Proin molestie lorem ut elit tristique quis porttitor diam sollicitudin. Morbi magna nulla, commodo nec posuere id, vulputate in lectus.