Outstanding A Level and BTEC Results including a record pass rate for Paston students

Students at Paston College achieved impressive A Level and BTEC results when they were published on Thursday 17th August 2017 improving yet again on the previous year. Paston’s A Level pass rate improved from 98.4% to 99.3% with 80% achieving A*-C grades up 2% on the previous year and 52.8% achieving top A*-B top grades. At BTEC, students achieved 100% pass rates, with 63% gaining top grades. We were particularly pleased that 24 out of 28 A Level subjects had a 100% pass rate and 20 A Level subjects had over 50% of students achieving top A*-B grades. Kevin Grieve, Principal, said “I am extremely proud of our wonderful students who achieved the challenge we set them to improve on last year’s results. Our 2017 results are outstanding and I am very proud of all the students and staff at the College.” The results clearly reflect our recent Ofsted inspection report and what inspectors witnessed at our amazing College. Ofsted said … “Learners have a good attitude to learning, behave very well and make progress with their qualifications. They take pride in their work and are able to discuss their subject with confidence” “The standard of learner’s work is high and at times outstanding” “Learners benefit from teachers’ high level of specialist skills and the passion they have for their subjects” The number of young people choosing to study at Paston in 2017 continues to be impressive and we are expecting a brilliant enrolment. Students are travelling from an ever wider area to become part of our success. The College continues to improve learning facilities for young people wanting to study A level and BTEC courses. Kevin said “These outstanding results reflect our encouragement of students to work hard, have high aspirations and develop the skills to be extremely successful. Universities throughout the Country will be receiving talented young graduates from Paston this autumn. We have also had a record number of students gaining a place at Oxbridge. Kevin Grieve’s verdict: - “Outstanding A Level and BTEC results achieved by motivated hard working students expertly and enthusiastically taught by specialist teachers. Well done to all involved”.

If you want to do better academically, Paston is the place to be. Paston is proud of its long tradition of success.

Ofsted 2016 said:

  • "Learners have a good attitude to learning, behave very well and make progress with their qualifications."  
  • "The standard of learners' work is high and at times outstanding."
  • "Learners benefit from teachers' high level of specialist skills and the passion they have for their subjects."

In 2017 our students achieved:

  • An A-level pass rate of 99.3%, with 52.8% A*-B and 80% A*- C. 
  • 100% passes in their BTECs with 63% gaining top grades.