Statement from Charlie Deane, Bury College Principal and Chief Executive:

“Bury College is proud of all its students who have positively engaged in their learning and continued to work hard during this unprecedented year. Hundreds of learners will now be progressing onto university or employment due to the commitment they have shown in their studies and from the dedicated support they have received from our staff.  

"There is uncertainty nationally regarding grades and many changes are currently taking place.  During this period, the College will be focussing on supporting its students and helping them receive the results and progression opportunities that reflect their abilities.  Bury College will release further details when all grades have been finalised to provide an accurate picture of the results and achievements of its students. 

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

A snapshot of this year’s student success:

Amongst those celebrating exceptional success is Levi Arden who has received a coveted offer from the University of Oxford. Levi achieved two impressive A* grades in A-level Maths and Further Maths and an A in Physics. The former Kearsley Academy pupil will now go onto study Physics.

Levi said, “I am ecstatic with my results, progressing onto the University of Oxford is a dream come true. I have loved my time at Bury College. All the tutors are really knowledgeable and have been so supportive.”

Iqra Khalil, a former Abraham Moss Community School pupil, has secured Triple Distinction Stars in Level 3 Health and Social Care. Iqra will now progress onto Manchester Metropolitan University to study Business with HR.

Iqra said, “It feels really good to have achieved these results, all my hard work has paid off. The tutors at Bury College have been great and provided me with so much support.”

Former St Monica’s RC High School pupil Joseph Byrne has secured a place at Edge Hill University to study Professional Policing after achieving Triple Distinction Stars in Public Services.

Joseph said, “I am really happy with my results and appreciative of all the support I have received from my tutors. I have developed a lot of great skills and feel well prepared for university.”

Caite Durack, a former Bury CE High School pupil, has achieved an A* grade in Sociology, an A grade in English Language and Literature and a C grade in Drama and Theatre Studies. Caite will now study Childhood and Youth and Drama at Liverpool Hope University.

Caite said, “I am so pleased that my hard work has paid off and I will now be progressing onto university. I received great support with my UCAS application and my confidence has really developed.”