Impressive College Draws In Crowds As Students Lay Down The Welcome Mat

Year 11 student Aleia Foster-Blakey with (left) Caroline Yates, Tollbar Academy Principal, and Morgan Middleton (centre), Curriculum Leader for Art, at Tollbar MAT Sixth Form College Open Evening,

More than 400 visitors took a closer look at the outstanding facilities on offer to students who study Academic A Levels at Tollbar MAT Sixth Form College. Current students made prospective students feel very welcome, showing them around and sharing their own experiences with them.

The college's Open Evening for Year 11 students followed yet another summer of impressive A Level results, with a high number of last year's students now studying at prestigious Medical Schools and Russell Group Universities on the back of their success.

Christina Hook, Head of Sixth Form, said: "It is such a pleasure to welcome so many visitors to our college this evening. We were absolutely delighted with the fantastic exam results attained by our A Level students this year, and it is always tremendously satisfying to see students moving on to such a fabulous range of destinations.

"Tollbar MAT Sixth Form College continues to provide a first-class academic experience for the young people of the local area, and we are committed to helping all of our students to excel."

Jack Deans visited the college with his mum Lynn. Jack said: "I'm planning to go to Sixth Form and preferably here because, from what I have heard, the classes are smaller so you can get more attention and teachers can specialise. I think Tollbar is awesome. They certainly know what they are doing."

Grace Coppock and mum Kate also took a good look around the college. Grace said: "I'm Interested in doing Media Studies, History and Biology at A Level. The teachers have been very good at Tollbar. I have really enjoyed it here."

Louth Academy Year 11 student Eloise Belding visited with her mum Nicola Belding. Eloise said: "I'm currenlty doing a BTEC in Music at Louth Academy. I play guitar. I'm considering my options about further education so having a good look around."

Jack Deans (left), a Year 11 student, and his mum Lynn Deans, take a look at the Government and Politics A Level course, with current Year 13 student Ryan Brown (centre).

Elize Burchell (front left), a Year 11 student at Tollbar Academy, is pictured with (right) Shireen Devany, Biology Teacher, and Sixth Form students (l-r) Evangeline Race, William Coppock, Victoria Hicks and Elizabeth Hill.

Grace Coppock (left) and mum Kate with Jemima Cook (centre), a Tollbar MAT Sixth Form College student who is studying Media.

Eloise Belding, Year 11 at Louth Academy, and mum Nicola Belding are pictured with James Longden, Curriculum Leader For Music, and Rebecca Williams.

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Tollbar MAT Sixth Form College Principal

Caroline L Yates BA (Hons).

Tollbar MAT Chief Executive

David J Hampson