Adult learners at West Suffolk College have seen an overall pass rate of 92% in GCSE grades received today - Thursday 25 August 2022.
90% of those studying Maths GCSE received high grades between 4-9. 97% studying English received grades 4-9. Eight other students also sat GCSE biology, with 88% receiving a grade 4 and above. Many of the adult learners receiving results today will now progress to Access to Higher Education or degree courses.
Dr Nikos Savvas, Chief Executive of the Eastern Colleges Group, said:
“GCSE results day is not just about young people, it’s also about adult learners who work towards these important qualifications as a gateway to their ambitions with further or higher education courses. Our exemplary teams have supported, encouraged and guided our students to achieve their goals with determination and resilience. We are a diverse and inclusive education Group and as such we look forward to welcoming many new learners in September with open arms.”
Bebiana Viuva, aged 22 from Thetford, received her GCSE result at West Suffolk College today, gaining a grade 4 in Maths. She said: “I was nervous about the results but also confident. The biggest barrier for me was language, however I worked hard and now can go on to do my dream make-up artistry course. My advice to others working towards their GCSEs is to be confident because nothing is impossible if you believe in yourself.”
Ryan Price, aged 27 from Haverhill, got his Maths GCSE today at West Suffolk College. Ryan said: “Maths was the biggest challenge for me but as with so many others on my course with support and perseverance we did it. I’m really pleased and now going on to start teacher training.”
Thi Nguyen, aged 44 from Thetford said: “I’ve just got my GCSEs in Maths and English at West Suffolk College and I feel so happy. Language has been a challenge for me however I worked hard and I feel so pleased now I can go on to study law.”