STUDENT ambassadors welcomed potential learners and their families to Ludlow College’s Open Event.

As well as providing an opportunity for new students to find out about college life it also informed them of the College’s outstanding performance for its A Level and Level 3 results, both of which scored a 100% pass rate this year.

“The most common feedback we have from our students is that they greatly benefit from our College’s relatively small class sizes and effective timetabling,” said Carl Morris, Head of Ludlow Collage.

“We work hard to ensure that students don’t waste time with unnecessary travel and that they can maximise their time to succeed in the studies and make the most of their own time.

“This is likely to be why the percentage of our students being accepted to Russell Group Universities is higher than the national average and our measure of progress for post-GCSE study is in the top 25 per cent in the country.”

Demonstrations, experiments and presentations run throughout the evening across the College’s provision of A Levels, Level 3 subjects and Apprenticeships.

New students explored exciting experiments on fluid mechanics in Physics and watched the chemical reactions of heating magnesium in Chemistry.

In Mathematics, AS student ambassadors Maria Dalle Vedove, Holly Rennel and Louis Naylor created a drawing of a snowman using circle equations and trigonometry.

Students at Ludlow College coped well with major changes to ‘A’ levels this year.

For the second successive year the college had a 100 per cent pass rate.

But Carl Morris, Head of the College, said that the new way of marking ‘A’ levels based upon exams rather than AS levels and modular assessment had put more pressure on young people.

“We are thrilled that our students are celebrating such outstanding successes in their A Level results this year,” said Mr Morris when the results were announced in August.

“Our overall pass rate of 100 per cent, in both our A Level subjects and our vocational Level 3 courses, continues to reflect the exceptional work of both our students and staff.

“We have had a lot to celebrate over the past year.

“Students are leaving as well-rounded individuals possessing not just academic flair.”