Posted: August 22nd 2019
Doncaster College are celebrating today after supporting many people to resit their GCSE English and maths qualifications.
One thousand students have been supported to revisit these essential subjects, with the College celebrating a pass rate of 97.2% in maths and 95.1% in English.
“Doncaster College has again demonstrated it offers fantastic individual support to those needing to to resit their English and maths GCSEs this year,” says Acting Principal Kathryn Brentnall.
“Achieving the necessary grades will enable people to move on in their lives, whether this is to University or improve their prospects at work. We are immensely proud of our students and our staff, the dedication shown across the year has resulted in a fantastic outcome for so many people.”
The College opens it’s enrolment for September 2019 entry today, those collecting their results either in College or elsewhere are invited to come onto campus to discuss their next steps.
Careers advisers, curriculum tutors and support staff are available to offer advice and guidance to individuals.
To those who have not achieved the necessary grade Kathryn urges them to get in touch. “Don’t let lower grades put you off and make you feel as though you are not able to work towards your goals. I would encourage you to come and talk to us today, we have expert teams who can work with you to offer individual support as part of your programme of study to support you to move forward.”
Enrolment runs Thursday and Friday this week, then reopens after the bank holiday Monday on Tuesday the 27th August. If students have not applied, they can still go along to the College to gain advice, apply for the right programme of study and enrol for September.
Those students who have already applied but have either missed out on crucial grades or done better than they anticipated, can adjust their programme of study during enrolment with the support of curriculum staff and careers advisers.
Kathryn adds, “we’re proud to support our local schools and wider community on this key date in the year. We want to help this region thrive and the only way to do that is to offer relevant training to support individual’s onward progression and career goals.”
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