Buxton and Leek College shortlisted for education award

Buxton and Leek College has been shortlisted for an award for its GCSE resit provision for the second consecutive year.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 5:53 pm

The college has been shortlisted in the TES Further Education Awards 2021 Outstanding GCSE resits provision category, having helped students achieve GCSE qualifications that they were not able to achieve previously at school.

Alison Ivins, Curriculum Leader for Maths & English, said: “To have been shortlisted for such a prestigious award again is an incredible honour.

“We have a history of our students consistently achieving high and now nearly double the post-16 national achievement position in GCSE English and maths.

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“We don’t focus on examinations, we focus on the student as an individual. We tackle the fundamental barriers that learners need to overcome in English and maths. Our passionate teachers use diverse and innovative methods to build their knowledge and understanding, alongside their confidence, and our curriculum has never been limited to exam specifications.”

The awards will take place virtually on May 28.