This years results day gave a chance for staff, students and families to witness students across the college receive their results, and what a great day it was! At Leicester College we teach students of all ages, therefore, we have adult learners who often come back to college for a second chance, as well as 16-19 year olds who sit their GCSE re-takes.
Leicester College GCSE Success Stories 2019
Here are some of our success stories that we would like to share!
Nisha aged 17
Nisha received her English Language GCSE, and passed with a impressive grade 7! Nisha explained, “it means a lot to pass my English GCSE. I didn’t do so well the first time round, so doing well and passing with a grade 7 the second time around makes me more confident”. “I struggled with pressure when I took my exam for the first time at a different college, but found it easier to balance my courses at Leicester College”. “I’m taking GCSEs with a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Musical Theatre and I’m a singer, so hope to move into the world of performing musicians.”
Nyasha aged 37
We also witnessed some amazing results from Single Mum of two young boys, Nyasha . With a very busy life Nyasha passed her Maths GCSE higher paper with a grade 4, as well as achieving a Distinction in Applied Sciences!. Nyasha has been studying at Leicester College for four years and has an unconditional offer at De Montfort University for a Nursing degree. “I’ve been a carer since I was 17, now a senior carer but I’ve always wanted to work towards a rewarding career in nursing. Getting this pass in maths means that I can go further and justifies my decision to return to education”. “I’m really thrilled and thankful to my teacher, who saw the ability in me to do maths, they believed in me and helped me so much.”
Cameron aged 17
Cameron has completed his Level 2 Sport course, and now having passed his English GCSE he can progress on to Level 3, that he will study for 2 years before deciding whether to move onto university. “It’s huge for me to get my GCSE as it opens up more college and job opportunities”. “My advice to others would be to keep your head up, there will always be another chance! Keep studying hard and make sure you keep your attendance high!”. “My tutors were really good, and they kept me going. A big thank you to them, they were wicked.”
Take your GCSE’s with us!
Just like our students who, despite their challenges, came back and completed their GCSEs, you can too! As you can see above, “its never too late apply”. Browse our range of courses here.