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A Level results for Trafford College are in and students are celebrating an outstanding set of grades with more A*-B grades than ever before, and an overall pass rate of 97%!
Not even the morning showers could dampen the enthusiasm of the excited students who waited eagerly outside the College in anticipation of the exam results they’d studied so hard for throughout the year. And for most, hard work and dedication paid off as students celebrated 100% pass rates in 11 out of 16 subjects. Despite the ongoing competition for university places, the majority of students will now progress onto the Universities of their choice.
A trio of students celebrating the start of their journey towards careers in the world of law are William Smith, Judith Bullis and trained Ballet Dancer, Toby Ney, 21 from Wilmslow.
Before beginning his A Level studies with Trafford College, Toby’s working week revolved around a gruelling ballet dancing schedule, which saw him studying his art during the day with the Northern Ballet School and starring in shows around the North West at night.
Despite hoping to carve out a career in his life-long passion, Toby felt that the competitive world of ballet would be too difficult to break and decided to focus on a career in Law, an area he had always taken a keen interest in. Celebrating his grade A and two grade Bs today in Business, English and Psychology, Toby commented, ‘The transition between the world of performing and academic studies has taken a while to get used to but I’ve really enjoyed my studies here at Trafford College. I’m thrilled to have been accepted into the University of Sussex to study Law with Business, and I hope to progress into Intellectual Property Law, and of course continue with a little bit of ballet in my spare time!’
Joining Toby in his passion for all things legal is Judith Bullis, 18 from Chorlton. Judith decided to study Law, English Language and Sociology at Trafford College, rather than stay on at her grammar school as she preferred to study in a relaxed and friendly environment. Today her hard work and dedication paid off as she opened her envelope to reveal straight A grades in all her subjects. Judith commented, ‘I’m ecstatic! I was really nervous about my results but checked my application online this morning and found out that I’ve got into The University of Manchester to study Law and Criminology.
‘The tutors at Trafford College are all really respectful and treat you like an adult, which makes you more motivated.’
Another student hoping his fantastic A Level grades will help get him on the right side of the law is 20 year old William Smith from Timperley. Celebrating his A, B, and C grades in Citizenship, Sociology and Law, William won’t be joining his fellow students in the mad scramble for University places. Despite securing a place at MMU to study Politics, William is instead waiting to hear if his application to the Police Force has been successful. He comments, ‘I’m really excited about the prospect of joining the Met, and I wouldn’t mind where in the country my career takes me, as long as I can be part of the Police. I’m looking forward to working on the beat for a couple of years before I have to choose my specialism, but I’m hoping my qualifications will help me progress within the force.’
Trafford College Principal Sir Bill Moorcroft, commented on this year’s results, ‘It’s been a fantastic day here at Trafford College and once again our students have done exceptionally well. The hard work and commitment shown by them throughout the year has been reflected in so many of their results, and today is a celebration of their achievements, which they thoroughly deserve.
‘I am especially pleased that so many of our students have successfully progressed onto University courses, as well as alternative routes such as Apprenticeships, which are fast becoming a very popular choice with the ongoing competition for University places. I would like to pass on my congratulations to all the students at the College, and wish them well in the future.’
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