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Record success for BMet A Level students: Sutton Coldfield College is celebrating a record year of A Level success with 57% at the top grades.

This year, hundreds of learners studying a range of courses at the college’s A Level Centre, achieved an impressive 99% pass rate, with 57% high grades – of which 155 were A* and A.

The results mean that the college’s hardworking A Level students are now one step closer to realising their dreams, despite the incredible challenges they have had to overcome.

In addition, BTEC Extended Diploma students from across BMet’s three colleges – James Watt, Matthew Boulton and Sutton Coldfield, achieved an impressive 98% pass rate.

Our A Level students, were officially rewarded for their steely determination and commitment to academic excellence particularly in:  Philosophy, Psychology, Media, English Language and Literature, Drama, Religious Studies, Biology and Physics.

A selection of students came into Sutton Coldfield College today to celebrate their exam success with their tutors.

Renee Harvey, 18, who achieved Biology (A*), Chemistry (A) and Maths (A*) A Levels said:
“ I am so very happy with my results! I am now looking forward to starting at the University of Birmingham to study Medicine in September. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at college and am thankful for the excellent teaching staff and facilities.”

Gabriel Morrisey-Limb, 18, is now about to study Religious Studies at the University of Edinburgh, after gaining an A* in Media Studies, an A in Politics and an A in Religious Studies.

He said: “I am really pleased with my results and feel that my hard work and dedication has certainly paid off. My parents are also so happy, as I am the first person in my family to have achieved such results.”

Hollie Murphy, achieved an A* in Philosophy and an A in English Literature and Drama and Theatre.

She said: “I am ecstatic about the outcome of my results, which means that I can now go to the University of York to study English and Philosophy. The support that I and all the students have received has been phenomenal.”

Hannah Ahmad, studied an Extended Diploma in Applied Science and achieved a D* in Biology and a D in Chemistry and Physics.

She said: “My results mean that I can now go to the University of Wolverhampton to study Pharmacology, which has always been my dream and I now look forward to the future!”

The fantastic achievements mean that the students are now able to advance in their chosen career paths, whether it be through university-level study or employment.

Specialising in A levels, BMet’s Sutton Coldfield College is home to modern, state of the art facilities, with a team of teaching specialists, who are actively involved in academic research and development.

Speaking of the college’s result success, Jane Campbell, Director of A Levels at Sutton Coldfield College, said: “We are delighted once again with the great success of our students, whose sheer commitment and determination has been reflected in their grades.

“Just like last year, we are extra proud that both our students and staff have been able to show such resilience in the face of such challenges that Covid-19 has brought.

“Since April over three thousand pieces of A Level work have been assessed by our tutors, this is testament to the hard work of students, the dedication of our staff and the grades confirmed.

“At BMet, we pride ourselves on preparing students for higher education and for the world of work and we are excited to see what their bright futures hold – whether it be them gaining a place at university, getting a step closer to their chosen careers or achieving their personal goals.”

To find out more about the A courses, please visit our website at https://www.bmet.ac.uk/our-courses/courses-for-16-19-years/a-levels/ and to enrol on courses this September,  please visit: https://www.bmet.ac.uk/open-events-enrolment/enrolment/

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