St Mary’s College are celebrating with a pair of budding paramedic science students as they prepare to take the next steps towards their chosen careers after securing excellent Vocational Results.

This year, the College has recorded an A Level pass rate of 99.2 per cent with a Vocational pass rate of 100 per cent.

St Mary’s Vocational students scored 90 per cent high grades, while 62 per cent of A Level students achieved high A*-B grades, and 83 per cent achieved A*-C grades.

BTEC Applied Science is an extremely popular course at St Mary’s College and the exceptional results speak for themselves. Sidrah Sadiq and Francesca Woolford both secured D*D*D*, the highest grade possible.

Sidrah joined St Mary’s from Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School and described her time at St Mary’s “I’m so glad I chose to study at St Mary’s College, I have made lots of new friends and have loved the caring and supportive atmosphere at college. I’m a naturally caring person so I’ve always dreamt of being a paramedic to be able to help and care for people.” Sidrah will now study Paramedic Science at Edgehill University.  

With her impressive result Francesca is able to progress to St George’s University in London to also study Paramedic Science. Francesca said “I’m so excited to move down to London and I’m looking forward to having the opportunity to help people and I think it will be such an exciting career.”

Paramedic Science is an extremely competitive course with high entry requirements so we are very proud that our students have secured their places and are pursuing their dreams to work for our wonderful NHS service. Francesca summed up her time at St Mary’s “it has been amazing! I’ve made friends for life even during our virtual teaching time. All the teachers are so supportive and I can’t thank them enough for everything they have helped me with.”