New figures show ex-Bilborough College students achieve higher classes of degrees on average
New figures show that on average ex-Bilborough College students achieve higher classes of degrees than their counterparts from state, independent schools and other sixth form colleges across the UK.
A total of 84.93 per cent of students from Bilborough College achieved a first or upper second class honours degree at university in the 2015/16 academic year.
This compares to 76.12 per cent from sixth form colleges, 73.62 per cent from state schools and 79.52 per cent from independent schools across the country.
The figures have been released by the Sixth Form Colleges Association for the 2015/16 academic year using information supplied by its 90 members and data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.