Celebrating Outstanding Results

2017 Pass Rates

  • 99.4% A Level Pass Rate
  • 81% A Level High Grades
  • 100% Vocational Pass Rate
  • 92% BTEC Grades at Distinction*/Distinction
  • 48% Triple Distinction Stars


Over 450 A level students joined their parents and teachers at Cronton Sixth Form to celebrate their spectacular results. Achieving an overall 99.4% A level pass rate and 81% high grades, once again the college is delighted to be sending record numbers of students off to a wide range of prestigious universities and employers.

Cronton Sixth Form College A Level Results Day 2017

Over 25 A level subjects boasted an impressive 100% pass rate and high grades have increased at the college for the sixth year running.

Equally impressive is the college’s vocational pass rate of 100% with 92% of students achieving BTEC grades at Distinction* and Distinction level, and 48% achieving triple distinction star grades (equivalent to 3 A* grades at A level).

Cronton Sixth Form College A Level Results Day 2017

These results and high grades build upon last year’s which placed the college as 3rd in the Country in the Department for Education performance table. Many students are now progressing on to some of the country’s top universities including York, Leeds, Bristol, Nottingham, Exeter, Liverpool and Manchester.

Mary Murphy, College Principal said, “We are thrilled with the exceptional A level and vocational results our students have achieved again this year, especially the number who have achieved high grades.

“It was wonderful to be able to celebrate today with staff and proud teachers who have all worked so hard to achieve these spectacular results. We wish all of our students the best of luck as they embark on their next steps.”