LONDON, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government target for GCSE passes has been surpassed in style by students at Lansdowne Sixth Form College in London. Nearly all students studying English Language achieved grades A* - C and overall 85% of students that took GCSE's gained a pass mark above C – well above the government target of 40%.
The grades for Lansdowne students studying English Language were even more impressive after hearing the news that this year's papers were considered harshly marked.
The Principal of Lansdowne College, John Southworth, said "I am very proud of the achievements of all my students and staff in gaining such wonderful A level results this year (64% A*-B) – all their hard work and determination has paid off and resulted in university places. To cap off another splendid year we then heard about our 85% A*-C GCSE grades which was the icing on the cake!"
Lansdowne Sixth Form College has a reputation for providing an outstanding quality of education for students based on an ethos that promotes a warm, supportive and structured atmosphere. There is also an established understanding of mutual respect between tutors and students that fosters a greater sense of self respect, and ultimately willingness to learn.
There is no doubting that these factors combined with teaching excellence has been the right recipe for success that has been seen at Lansdowne Sixth Form College this year.
To find out more visit lansdownecollege.com or call the college on 020 7616 4400
SOURCE Lansdowne College