Oxbridge offers fly in for Sixth Form students


Six students from Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College have been offered places at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, after beating thousands of applicants to receive conditional offers.

The Sixth Formers impressed with their applications and at interview and now have offers to study a number of different courses at the two of the most elite Universities in the world.

Successful Cambridge applicants include Prior Pursglove students Amy Hornsby a former Outwood Bydales pupil who received an offer to study Law and Jordan Cooper a former Huntcliff School pupil who received an offer to study Psychological and Behavioural Sciences.

Stockton Sixth Form student Ben Thomas

Stockton Sixth Form College student Ben Thomas, a former Our Lady and St Bede pupil, has secured a conditional offer at Cambridge to study in his chosen field of Computer Science.

Successful Oxford applicants include Prior Pursglove College students Caitlin Donoghue, the former Outwood Bydales pupil has received an offer to study English Language and Literature and Aaliyah Wooton a former Outwood Bydales pupil, who received an offer to study Law.

Prior Pursglove College students Amy Hornsby, Jordan Cooper, Caitlin Donoghue & Aaliyah Wooton

The college is not only extremely proud of the bumper crop of Oxbridge offers received this year, but equally of all of their students who are receiving offers from universities around the country, as well as apprenticeships and employment.

CEO of Tees Valley Collaborative Trust and Principal of Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College, Joanna Bailey said:

“It is an exceptional achievement for our two-campus college that so many students have received offers from such prestigious places. Credit is due to our talented and dedicated staff who support our gifted students, enabling them to reach their full potential and in some cases exceed their own aspirations.

“We are delighted that all of their hard work and dedication is paying off; they are a real credit to the college. We wish them every success.”

Deputy Principal of Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College, Asma Shaffi said:

“Our students are very passionate about their subjects and their deep knowledge and inquisitive nature gets them noticed by Oxbridge universities. We are very privileged to have some outstanding staff who are able to harness these qualities and prepare them well to be selected through the highly competitive process. We thank our staff, students and parents for their high aspirations and hard work.”