2015-16 Outcomes at Bucks UTC
Ofsted – January 2016: The 16 to 19 study programmes are effective and enable learners to pursue their next steps with a high degree of success.
- In 2016, 96% of Year 13s progressed to full-time employment (44%), apprenticeships (16%), or university (40%).
- In 2016, 100% of Year 11s progressed to full-time employment (9%), apprenticeships (14%), further education (18%), or further education with Bucks UTC (59%).
Level 3 Extended Diploma
- Success rates for post-16 specialist subjects at Level 3 remain outstanding with overall high grades (Distinction*/Distinction) at 56.5%, an increase of 1.5% on the previous year and 26.2% above the national average and 100% pass rate.
- In Computing 21% achieved the highest possible grade – Distinction*/Distinction*/Distinction*, 4.7% above the national average at 16.3%.
- 68.4% achieved Distinction*/Distinction grades, 21.6% above the published national average.
- AS pass rates were in line with the published national average of 90%.
- Our A2 pass rates were in line with the published national average of 98%.
Level 2 Diploma
- Success rates for specialist subjects are good with overall Merit grades at 23%, 14% above the published national average.
- All specialist subjects achieved a 100% pass rate.
- Construction BTEC First Diploma achieved 33% Merit grades, 12.7% above the published national average.
- Computing BTEC First Diploma achieved 19% Merit grades, 10% above the published national average.
- Students achieving 5 GCSEs A*-C rose by 15% from the previous academic year.
- Students’ Levels of Progress (GCSEs) – GCSE English Language & Literature results rose significantly from the previous year, putting them in line with the published national average. Mathematics was slightly below.
2015-16 has been a year of success and inspiration for students of the college. We’ve had a wide range of employer and community-led projects, exciting visits from Industry big-players such as Network Rail, high numbers of students took on work placements, and following receipt of their results, an outstanding number of Level 3 students have gained entry to university or full-time employment, with many Level 2 students furthering their education with us or securing employment.