The Isle of Wight College is pleased to announce commendable academic results for the recent GCSE re-sits which took place in November, reflecting the dedication and hard work of its diverse student body. For the re-sits, the college were aiming to increase previous exam results from a grade 3 to a 4 or higher, giving the students the foundation in English and maths that they need to progress into their chosen career paths. Re-sit opportunities were offered to existing students and school leavers.
Among the successful candidates is Kelsie-Leigh Dickinson, a promising childcare student, who has successfully passed her exams and is now set to progress towards a rewarding career in teaching. Kelsie-Leigh's achievement highlights the college's commitment to fostering talent and preparing students for fulfilling professional paths.
Additionally, Emma Thacker and Chloe Woolcock, both childcare students obtained excellent results as they pursue their aspirations to become social workers.
In the Public Services department, Callum Chapman, an ambitious student, has successfully passed his GCSEs and is set to embark on a new chapter by joining the army after completing his course. Callum's journey is a testament to the college's dedication to providing students with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue diverse career paths.
A student who notably excelled in his re-sit was Isle of Wight College staff member, Tim Martin, who achieved a grade 7 in English.
Ros Parker, OBE expressed immense pride in the students' achievements, stating:
"The success in the November GCSE re-sits reflects the hard work and resilience of our students. It is heartening to witness their dedication to academic excellence and their determination to overcome challenges. These results not only open doors for further education, but also empower our students to pursue their career aspirations with confidence."
The Isle of Wight College remains committed to continuous improvement for students, ensuring that each student receives the support they need to achieve their personal and professional goals.
The Isle of Wight College invites everyone to attend their next open day on Saturday 27th January between 10am and 2pm. This day is open to all, with a particular focus on adult education and school leavers.