A Level Success Celebrated at Merton 6th Form
16 August 2012
Students from the South Thames College’s 6th Form Centre in Merton celebrated their success today (Thursday 16th August) as they arrived on campus to receive their A level results. Over 91% of students passed their full A level (A2) and the college achieved over 95% pass rate in 12 subjects with 100% passes in nine subjects.
High flying student Deb Regami achieved a coveted A* in Maths accompanied by two more As in Further Maths and Physics. Deb has confirmed his place at UCL where he is going to study Maths. He said: “I am so pleased – I am taking a gap year first and then going to UCL in 2013.”
Helen O’Connor got A, B and C in Media Studies, Graphic Design and Psychology. She is heading off to one of the top universities for graphic design – Bournemouth University so she is over the moon with her results she said: “I really loved my time at the 6th Form all my teachers were really supportive and I was given a lot of independence – I think I am well prepared for university.”
Lenon Nyatsungo is a top performer in science achieving an A and three Bs in Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. He is setting his sights high and wants to go to University College London when he completes his full A levels next year. He said: “I am so pleased with my results and am pleased my hard work paid off. The college is really solid for science and I want a career in science so am really pleased I came here.”
Principal, Sue Rimmer OBE, congratulated all of the students on their achievements. She said: “We are delighted that so many students have achieved the results they need to go onto university or employment. Having a dedicated 6th Form Centre means we can give students all the support they need – in fantastic facilities. Merton 6th Form offers an adult environment with all of the support you would get at school 6th form.
“We have also extended our own Higher Education programme to offer our community university level courses that are local and affordable, which means students can continue with us if they would prefer.”
South Thames College merged with Merton College in 2009 and opened the dedicated 6th Form Centre in 2011. This provides students with their own specialist facilities including common room, study areas and IT suites and is gaining a growing reputation for the support they provide to student in preparation for university and employment.
Our A Level courses have become increasingly popular in the local area. If you haven't already, it’s not too late to apply for your September 2012 place. We’re open for enrolment - check our website for dates, times and a list of what you should bring with you.
If you’re still undecided about your choice of course or college, contact our Admissions Team on 020 8918 7777, email firstname.lastname@example.org or drop in and see us.
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