August brought the results of our first set of Public examinations. We were very pleased with them and the students did well. Our first university applicant was offered a place in both Barcelona and London on the basis of completing two full A Levels in one year (normally a two year course).
We have had a busy month interviewing new students and making changes in the accommodation to house the increasing numbers. Thankfully the extension to the original College premises has provided the wonderful Art, Drama and Business departments with bright, well equipped spaces.
September approaches and we look forward to welcoming seven new staff to add to our existing team which brings the number of subjects offered at A Level to 13. Our plans for 2015 include introducing ICT A Level and more flexibility in the Art courses. We shall, of course, await the outcome on the review of Applied A Levels and will be introducing the new two year courses for English and Maths from next year.