The College of Richard Collyer Horsham reports that it has “yet again achieved superb results” in A levels.
It says: “Students have excelled with an A2 pass rate at 99%, with 56% achieving grades at A*/B. At AS, the pass rate was 92% with 63% achieving A to C grades.
In a number of subjects the results are particularly outstanding. Art Textiles A2 had a 100%
pass rate with a staggering 86% of students achieving A*/B, Further Maths A2 had a 100%
pass rate with 77% at A*/B, 71% of A2 Photography achieved A*/B with 100% passing, while
100% of A2 Health and Social Care students passed, with 69% achieving A*/B. A2
Philosophy enjoyed a 100% pass rate, with 67% achieving A*/B, 66% of A2 Maths and 65%
of A2 Economics candidates achieved A*/B.
“Collyer’s excellent quality of vocational course provision continues, with great results in
Level 2 and 3 BTEC Diploma Art, Business, Early Years Education (EYE) and Sport.”
Collyer’s Principal Sally Bromley was extremely pleased with the outstanding
results and said: “New A level specifications were introduced last September and Collyer’s staff
worked so hard to ensure students were well prepared for the new examinations. We were
very pleased with our results last year which placed Collyer’s in The Sunday Times top 20
colleges in the country and we’ve followed that with a 99% pass rate in 2016 – it’s truly
outstanding. Huge congratulations to all our students.”
Noteworthy individual successes who picked up their Collyer’s certificate on results day
included Cambridge bound Holly Schofield, who is to study History at St Catharine’s College,
having achieved A*s in History, Economics, German and her Extended Project Qualification
(EPQ) and an A in Maths. Cameron Harris, who came to Collyer’s from Warden Park in
Cuckfield, will also continue his education at Cambridge studying Anglo Saxon, Norse and
Celtic Studies at Queen’s College next year. He achieved A* in English Literature, History,
Government and Politics and an A in EPQ. Thea Elvin achieved A*s in Chemistry, Physics
and EPQ and an A in Further Maths and will now read Physical Natural Sciences at
Newnham College, Cambridge.
Holly Schofield, who came to Collyer’s from Millais, said: “I’m really happy to be celebrating
my results! It was a real team effort, so thanks to my parents, friends and Collyer’s!”
Cameron Harris said: “It’s such a relief to achieve the results I wanted! I would like to say a
big thank you to all of my teachers here at Collyer’s and to Katie Urquhart, who also
previously attended Warden Park and Collyer’s. They’ve all been incredibly helpful!”
Thea Elvin, who previously attended Tanbridge House School, said: “I’m very happy
and really looking forward to next year. Thank-you so much to everyone at Collyer’s –
particularly my brilliant subject teachers!”