Ofsted and 2017 results
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Congratulations to the class of 2017 on achieving another set of outstanding results.
These excellent results have secured university places for over 1000 Loreto students, with many taking up places at the prestigious Russell Group universities.
Principal Ann Clynch, CBE, said:
“Our results are a testimony to the hard work of students and staff. Every college Principal was awaiting the summer results this year with, if possible, even more anxiety than usual given the changes to the A level specifications. Loreto students and staff have responded to these changes as they always do: with hard work, commitment and passion. I am very proud of the achievements of our students and staff. We are delighted for our students, and wish the graduates of 2017 the very best in their next steps in Higher Education, training or employment.”
Loreto students continue to excel in their studies, achieving the very best grades across a wide range of areas.
Achieving high grades is vital to gain places on the most competitive degrees at Russell Group and other top universities. In 2017, 17 Loreto students took up places at Oxford and Cambridge and 43 students gained places on Medicine and Dentistry and degrees with many other students going on to study at Russell Group universities.
Oxbridge Success 2017
This year seventeenstudents will be taking up places at Oxford and Cambridge, joining the fifty sevenformer Loreto students currently studying at these prestigious universities. As well as working incredibly hard in their A level examinations students must also score very highly in additional university set tests and perform extraordinarily well at interview Loreto sends more students to Oxbridge than any other college in Manchester, Stockport, Bolton, Oldham, Salford, Tameside, Trafford and many of the independent, fee paying schools.
Loreto’s Medics and Dentists – 43 students gain places in 2017!
The process of gaining acceptance onto a medical or dentistry degree is highly competitive. Students need to achieve
very high A level grades, perform well at interview and show their commitment by gaining large amounts of work experience. Loreto provides a highly specialised programme of support for students who aspire to study medicine, dentistry and veterinary science at university.
A wide variety of talks are organised, to give students insights into the many different aspects of medical courses. Expert professionals from appropriate fields discuss their day to day work, researchers explain the very latest, cutting edge advances, and undergraduates relate their experiences of the realities of studying at university. During the year students in the medical group attend mock interviews and practise assessment activities identical to those that they will be required to do during the actual interview process. The college also supports students in gaining high quality work experience in a range of different settings.
All the support, and the students’ hard work, certainly pays off. In 2017, 32 Loreto students gained places on medical degrees at Russell Group and other leading universities and 11 students won places to study dentistry. In 2017 Loreto students also had great success in applications to other medical related degrees, with manystudents gaining places on pharmacy courses, several students going on to nursing and midwifery, and many more opting to study biomedical science.
Click here to access the DfE performance tables
The release of the 2016 Department for Education Performance Tables has shown that Loreto Sixth Form College is 2nd in Greater Manchester for A level Points per Entry (APE). We are also proud to report that we are the third highest Catholic Sixth Form College in the country for progress. Progress is measured by a Value Added (VA) score. The VA score highlights how far a student has progressed from their GCSE grades to their A Level outcomes at the end of their studies at college.