Lincoln STEM school tops A level progress league table

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The latest government figures for A Level progress have shown that Lincoln University Technical College’s (Lincoln UTC) work is paying off.

The statistics released this month place the specialist Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) school for 14 to 18 year olds at the top of the league table for A Level progress in Lincolnshire.

Pupils who sat their A Levels in 2017 made more than twice the progress of the second placed school. Out of 45 school sixth forms and colleges, Lincoln UTC’s progress score was only one of two to be ‘well above average’.

John Morrison, Principle, said: “We’ve been working very hard to ensure our teaching provides students with the best possible chances of progressing and improving. We are very pleased to be sitting at the top of this league table as it is based on the progress our students have made.

“We are also very pleased that the percentage of our students who received AAB or higher in at least two of the subjects that are commonly needed to enter university was twelve per cent higher than the Local Authority average. 97% of our A Level students secured a university place.

“Our staff put in a great deal of hard work to support students, which often goes unnoticed by reports and statistics, but these new figures show that hard work is paying off.”