Congratulations to Bury College students on their exceptional success


It has been another year of exceptional achievement at Bury College. 

Over 750 students are on target to take up university places and many more will be progressing into jobs, including Apprenticeship jobs.

 An initial study of the results indicates:

  • 99.1% pass rate for A Levels and Vocational Level 3 courses
  • 20 A-level 3 vocational courses achieving 100%
  • 221 students achieving Triple Distinction Stars
  • 392 students achieving Triple Distinctions or above
  • Over 750 students on target to take up university places

Many students have secured places at the Bury College University Centre.

Students have also successfully secured places at universities throughout the country, including:

Aberystwyth, Bangor, Belfast, Birmingham, Bolton, Bradford, Chester, Cumbria,

Edge Hill, Edinburgh, Hertfordshire, Huddersfield, Kent, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Myerscough, Newcastle, Salford, Sheffield, Staffordshire, UCLan, Wolverhampton, York.

The wide range of university courses Bury College students plan to study includes subjects vital to the needs of the local and national economies: 


Health, Life Sciences and Sciences

Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Science, Children’s Nursing, Mathematics,

Mental Health, Microbiology and Molecular Biology, Midwifery, Nursing, Orthoptics,

Paramedic Science, Pharmacy, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Physics with Astrophysics, Working with Children and Families, Veterinary Nursing, Wildlife Biology, Zoology.


Business, Management and Professional Studies

Accounting and Finance, Business and Marketing, Business and Management, Fashion Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law.


Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering

Aerospace Engineering with Pilot Studies, Aviation Technology, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Motorsport Technology, Software and Electronic Systems Engineering.  


Creative and Digital

Broadcast Journalism, Computing for Business, Computer Science – Games Technology, Digital Business, Games Design, Graphic Design,

Professional Musicianship, Textile Design, Theatre and Performance.


Hospitality, Sport and Visitor Economy

Beauty Management, Hairdressing Management, International Tourism Management, Sport Coaching, Sport and Exercise Science, Sport Rehabilitation, Sports Therapy.


Humanities, Social Sciences and Public Sector

Counselling, Criminology and Psychology, Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation, Linguistics, Occupational Therapy, Philosophy and Politics, Policing and Criminal Investigation, Primary Education, Psychology in Education, Public Services, Social Work, Teaching English to Students of Other Languages.

Many students have secured jobs, including valuable Apprenticeship jobs, or will be using the employability skills gained during their studies at the college in order to pursue their careers.  

Phoebe McEwen

A Level subjects with 100% success rates include:

Ancient History, Art Craft and Design, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computing, Dance, Drama and Theatre Studies, English Language & Literature combined, English Literature, Film Studies, French, Further Mathematics, Geography, Graphics, Mathematics, Media, Photography, Physics, Spanish, Textiles.




Student who has achieved Triple Distinction Star

Advanced Level Vocational courses with 100% success rates include:

Animal Management, Applied Science, Art & Design, Beauty Therapy, Business, Carpentry & Joinery, Childcare & Education, Cookery, Creative Media, Criminology, Early Years, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Electrical Installations (Buildings & Structures), Engineering, Financial Studies, Games Design, Hairdressing, Hair & Media Make-up, Health & Social Care, Information Technology, Interactive Media, Music, Performing Arts, Public Services, Sport, Travel & Tourism.

Bury College Principal Charlie Deane is delighted;


“Congratulations to all our students on their achievements!  This has been another wonderful year for results.  Hundreds of learners will now be progressing to university or employment due to their hard work and commitment, supported by the expertise and dedication of our staff.  

“In addition to their achievements, learners have benefitted from a strong preparation for continuing education and employment.  Students have greatly impressed us this year with their personal development and leave us equipped with vital skills they need to take on the challenges of their future careers and studies.

“Bury College is committed to supporting positive futures for all our students.  We are extremely proud to be able to serve our community through education and training. 

“On behalf of the Bury College Corporation and all our staff, I would like to take this opportunity to wish our students every success at university or in their chosen career”.


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