Students celebrate STEM success

Students at Stockton Sixth Form College are celebrating after their top results in STEM subjects secured places at some of the country’s most prestigious universities.

The college’s Science, Technology and Maths subjects gained an impressive overall 99% pass rate, with over three quarters of students’ achieving esteemed high grades (A*-C). This amounted to a very successful results day for students Jack Goodwill, Sophie Brown, Lewis Mills and Matthew Cass (pictured).

A keen scientist, Jack secured his place studying engineering at Newcastle University after achieving 2 A*s and 1 A in Maths, Further Maths and Physics.

Sophie will go on to study Medicine at Newcastle University after AAB in Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and an A* in her Extended Project Qualification.

Lewis is set to carry on his passion for Sciences at university, securing a place to study Physics and Astrophysics at the University of York.

Matthew was accepted onto an engineering course at Durham University after achieving 2 A*s in Maths and Physics and an A in Further Maths.

The college’s STEM programme has been boosted in recent years after a £2m refurbishment to all Science, ICT and Computing facilities.