Exam Results 2018

A-Level Excellence

The performance of A level students was again excellent. The high quality of our teaching, learning and support enables all of our A level students to achieve well and move onto university courses, apprenticeships and employment. 

The tables below show a breakdown of how well our A-level courses performed.

Sciences and Mathematics Courses   A* - C% A* - E%
Biology        70     98
Chemistry        66     96
Double Mathematics      100    100 
Further Mathematics        86     96
Mathematics*        76     98
Use of Mathematics        70   100 
Physical Education        29     82
Physics        68     98
Psychology        70     97

* Includes Mathematics with Statistics, Mathematics with Mechanics and Mathematics with Decision

English, Languages and Media Courses   A* - C% A* - E%
English Language     86       100   
English Literature     78  100 
English Language and Literature     70  100 
Film Studies     67       100   
French     83         92   
Media Studies     77       100   
Spanish   100      100   
Creative and Performing Arts Courses    A* - C% A* - E%
Art & Design       94   100
Dance       67   100
Drama     100   100
Music       40     90
Music Technology       25     88
Photography       58     97
Textiles       92   100
Humanities, Care and Social Sciences Courses   A* - C%        A* - E%  
Geography       73      100
Health & Social Care       67            100  
History: Crusades to Churchill       61            100  
History Early Modern       50  100 
Philosophy       45            100  
Sociology       78             100  
Computing and Technology Courses    A* - C% A* - E%  
Computing           50            91
Design Technology Graphics           83           100
Design Technology Resistant Materials           63        100 
Information Technology           50          100
Business, Government and Law Courses    A* - C%    A* - E%
Business Studies        91           100
Economics        65             98
Government & Politics        73           100
Law        81             93
Cross Curriculum Courses                           A* - C%         A* - E%
Extended Project      97                  100                     

We expect our achievement to further increase after the remark of a number of our students’ exam papers. All data is rounded up to the nearest integer.

BTEC Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Diploma Excellence

The performance of Alton College’s BTEC Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Diploma students is excellent. The high quality of our teaching, learning and support enables all of our BTEC/Cambridge Technical students to achieve well and move onto to university courses and employment.

In 2018 Alton continues its long standing record of excellence in top grade achievement and strong performance. 

The tables below show a breakdown of how well our BTEC Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical courses performed.

Course High Grade % Achievement %
BTEC Extended Diploma in Art & Design       84       100
Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in Business       77       100
BTEC National Diploma in Children’s Play, Learning and Development       71       100
BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering       59        100 
Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care       83        100 
BTEC Extended Diploma in Information Technology       92        100 
BTEC Extended Diploma in Media Production       64        100 
BTEC Extended Diploma in Performing Arts      100        100 
BTEC Extended Diploma in Public Services        79        100 
Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in Sport        69        100 

We expect our achievements to further increase after the re-mark of a number of our students' exam papers. All data is rounded up to the nearest integer.