Results

The students from Welbeck - The Defence Sixth Form College have achieved some excellent A level results this year, with 32% of all A levels being awarded A* or A grade. The College achieved a 99% pass rate with 82% of those achieving A*-C.  This is an impressive achievement considering every student at the College is required to study Maths to A level and over 75% study Physics A level.

88% of students gained a place at their university and course of first choice with several of our students going through adjustment.  As part of the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS), these students will study for degrees on highly competitive and demanding engineering courses with very high entry grades.  DTUS students will receive an annual bursary of £4000 whilst at university, and on graduating will start their new careers by attending Initial Officer Training at Dartmouth, Sandhurst or Cranwell or enter the Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) Graduate Programme.

Principal, Peter Middleton, is delighted: “All of our students have worked incredibly hard to get the high grades required by our partner universities; it is magnificent that so many of them achieved a place at their university course of first choice.  We wish them all every success in their future careers within the MOD and beyond.  Such results are a testament to the tireless commitment of our dedicated staff, who have supported our students in realising these excellent achievements.”

There were also some outstanding AS level results for the Year 12 students: 15 students achieved 4 A grades, and 13 gained 3 A grades; 17% of students achieved 3 or more A grades.

A Level Results by subject

Subject A* A*-A A*-B A*-C A*-D A*-E
Mathematics 14% 30% 54% 77% 93% 99%
Physics 4% 16% 39% 69% 88% 96%
Chemistry 7% 36% 71% 86% 100% 100%
Biology 0 15% 54% 92% 100% 100%
Electronics 17% 56% 90% 100% 100% 100%
Design Technology 0 30% 65% 96% 100% 100%
Computing 11% 44% 56% 67% 89% 100%
Geography 12% 65% 85% 96% 96% 100%
Government & Politics 4% 16% 60% 92% 100% 100%
Business Studies 10% 30% 60% 100% 100% 100%
Further Maths 0 78%  100% 100% 100%
 
100%
Totals 9% 32%  59%  82%  94% 99%

Previous Examination Results

    A* A*A A*AB A*ABC Pass Rate
2019 13% 32% 59% 82% 99%
2018 17% 36% 61% 79% 97%
2017 11% 39% 63% 82% 99%
2016 10% 34% 61% 81% 99%
2015  9% 31%  59%  80%  98% 

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