BMC is delighted to be placed highest in the East Midlands for 16-18 (Level 3) year old achievement for the third year in a row!*In a government review of General FE and Specialist Colleges, BMC has been ranked top across the whole of the East Midlands for achievement among 16-18 year old learners studying Level 3 qualifications, which are equivalent to A Levels.With an 89.9% achievement rate, BMC stood more than 3% (3.6%) above the National rate of FE and Specialist providers for Level 3 qualifications (86.3).These statistics highlight the benefits of studying at BMC, demonstrating the College’s commitment to providing a high-standard learning experience, in addition to fantastic state-of-the-art facilities. Mark Bendle, Interim Principal and Chief Executive of BMC, commented “Here at BMC we have had another fantastic year for 16-18 year old achievement at Level 3. I am immensely proud of how hardworking and dedicated all of our students and staff have been this year.The college works very hard to ensure that our students receive excellent teaching from industry-expert staff, dedicated student support, and state-of-the-art facilities. We also have a strong focus on employability and industry links, so students leave us with all of the skills needed to begin a successful and fulfilling career in their chosen industry.It is hugely rewarding to be able to support so many students to follow their dreams every year, and we are always delighted to celebrate the achievements of our students at our end of year awards ceremonies, which we have recently hosted at the college.
*Data taken from National Achievement Rate Tables https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-achievement-rates-tables-2016-to-2017. The dataset was produced by cross-referencing the UKPRN for ‘East Midlands’ Colleges based on the published ‘Home Region’ against the ‘Education & Training Headline Overall Achievement Rates For Institutions’ – with data filtered on ’16-18’, ‘Level 3’, ‘Specialist’ and ‘General FE and Tertiary College’ (excluding specialist art colleges).