2017 results and student progression

Achieve success at Bellerbys

A Bellerbys education will help you reach your full potential so you can progress to the university of your choice. Bellerbys students get top results. Many go on to study at prestigious Russell Group universities.

We will do everything needed to support your university ambitions. This means access to extended teaching time, dedicated personal tutors, and programme managers to help with your UCAS application. We also have university liaison offers who are connected to top universities in the UK. 

2017 A Level results

The combined A Level results from Bellerbys Brighton, Cambridge and London are:

  • 56% of our A Level grades were A* to A grades; compared to a national average of 26%
  • 76% of our A Level grades were A* to B; compared to a national average of 53%.

2017 university progression results

  • 298 students progressed to a Russell Group university.
  • 91% A Level students went on to a top 50 UK university.
  • 78% Foundation students went on to a top 50 UK university.
  • 90% Undergraduate Year 1 students went on to a top 50 UK university.
  • 137 of our students progressed into the top 10 universities* including: Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial College London, Durham, Lancaster, University College London, Loughborough, Warwick and Leeds.

College results by location

View detailed reports on results achieved at each College. This includes total A Level grades, Foundation results by subject, GCSE grades and Undergraduate Year 1 results by module. 

2017 A Level Results

Highlights from 2017 results

  • 54% of exams taken were A* - A
  • 74% of exams taken were A* - B
  • 85% of exams taken were A* - C

The full breakdown of the A Level results is as follows:

  A* A B C D E U
Grand total 87 83 64 36 26 12 8
Total % 27.5% 26.3% 20.3% 11.4% 8.2% 3.8% 2.5%

2016 Foundation Results

Highlights from 2016 results

  • 37% of our students received a Distinction
  • 48% of our students received a Pass

The full breakdown of the A Level results is as follows:

  Distinction Pass Fail
Art and Design 3 16 3
Business 46 65 13
Chemical Engineering 2 - -
Computing 8 5 6
Engineering 7 5 4
Extended Foundation 1 14 7
Humanities 5 4 4
Law 12 7 1
Media Studies 2 12 1
Science 19 9 6
Grand total 105 137 45
Total % 36.6% 47.8% 15.7%

2017 All GCSE Results

Highlights from 2017 results

  • 26% of exams taken were A*
  • 43% of exams taken were A* - A
  • 60% of exams taken were A* - B
  • 80% of exams taken were A* - C

The full breakdown of the A Level results is as follows:

  A* A AA B BB C CC D DD E EE F FF G GG U UU
Grand total 92 59 - 57 4 63 6 26 - 21 - 8 2 7 - 8 -
Total % 26.1% 16.7% - 16.1% 1.1% 17.8% 1.7% 7.4% - 5.9% - 2.3% 0.6% 2% - 2.3% -

For more results information, please contact Bellerbys College Brighton on +44 (0) 1273 339 333

2017 A Level Results

Highlights from 2017 results

  • 58% of exams taken were A* - A
  • 79% of exams taken were A* - B
  • 90% of exams taken were A* - C

The full breakdown of the A Level results is as follows:

A* A B C D E U
Grand total 35 30 24 12 8 3 -
Total % 31.3 26.8% 21.4% 10.7 7.1 2.7% -

2016 Foundation Results

Highlights from 2016 results

  • 42% of our students received a Distinction
  • 48% of our students received a Pass

The full breakdown of the Foundation results is as follows:

Distinction Pass Fail
Business 7 17 1
Chemical Engineering 2 2 1
Engineering 23 20 4
Engineering and Computer Science - 1 -
Science 14 14 6
Science and Pharmacy 1 - -
Grand total 47 54 12
Total % 41.6% 47.8% 10.6%

2017 All GCSE Results

Highlights from 2017 results

  • 13% of exams taken were A* - A
  • 50% of exams taken were A* - B
  • 63% of exams taken were A* - C
A* A B C D E F G U
Grand total - 3 9 3 5 3 1 - -
Total % - 12.5% 37.5% 12.5% 20.8% 12.5% 4.2% - -

For more results information, please contact Bellerbys College Cambridge on +44 (0) 1223 652800

2017 A Level Results

Highlights from 2017 results

  • 61% of exams taken were A* - A
  • 77% of exams taken were A* - B
  • 93% of exams taken were A* - C

The full breakdown of the A Level results is as follows:

A* A B C D E U
Grand total 11 16 7 7 1 1 1
Total % 25% 36.4% 15.9% 15.9% 2.3% 2.3% 2.3%

2016 Undergraduate Year One Results

Highlights from 2016 results

  • 95% of our students received a Pass

The full breakdown of the Undergraduate Year One results is as follows:

  Pass Fail
Financial Accounting 40 2
Introduction to Business & Management 42 -
Introduction to Economics 36 6
Introduction to Marketing 36 6
Learning Skills - IT 39 3
Learning Skills - Research Skills 42 -
Learning Skills - Quantitative 42 -
Management Accounting 20 2
Operations Management  20 -
Organisational Behaviour 41 1
Grand total 358 20
Total % 94.7% 5.3%

2016 Foundation Results

Highlights from 2016 results

  • 36% of our students received a Distinction
  • 51% of our students received a Pass

The full breakdown of the Foundation results is as follows:

Distinction Pass Fail
Business 58 75 19
Business and Law - 2 2
Business and Marketing 2 8 1
Law 2 4 -
Grand total 62 89 22
Total % 35.8% 51.4% 12.7%

2017 All GCSE Results

Highlights from 2017 results

  • 29% of exams taken were A* - A
  • 46% of exams taken were A* - B
  • 61% of exams taken were A* - C

The full breakdown of all our GCSE results is as follows:

A* A B C D E F G U
Grand total 4 8 7 6 4 5 2 1 -
Total % 9.8% 19.5% 17.1% 14.6% 9.8% 12.2% 4.9% 2.4% -

For more results information, please contact Bellerbys College London on +44 (0)20 8694 7000

Student progression

Every year Bellerbys College helps A Level, Foundation and Undergraduate Year 1 students achieve places at the very best UK universities.  

The table below shows the number of our students who progressed to the universities in the 2018 Times/Sunday Times University League Tables.

RG = Russell Group 

Rank 2018 University A Level placements Foundation placements UndergraduateYear1 placements
1 University of Cambridge RG 2 - -
2 University of Oxford RG 2 - -
3 University of St Andrews - - -
4 Imperial College London RG 9 - -
5 Durham University RG 7 21 -
6 Lancaster University 1 21 -
7= University College London RG 20 - -
7= Loughborough University 1 6 -
9 University of Warwick RG 5 12 -
10 University of Leeds UG1 RG - 27 3
11 London School of Economics and Political Science RG 4 - -
12 University of Bath 6 11 -
13 University of East Anglia 1 3 2
14 University of Exeter RG 2 7 1
15 University of Birmingham RG 5 16 -
16= University of Bristol RG 4 12 -
16= University of York RG - 5 -
18 University of Nottingham RG 2 16 -
19 University of Surrey 1 38 -
20 University of Glasgow RG - 1 -
21 University of Sheffield RG 2 8 -
22 University of Essex - 4 -
23 University of Dundee - - -
24 University of Edinburgh RG 2 4 -
25 University of Manchester RG 7 29 -
26 Newcastle University UG1 RG - 13 -
27 University of Sussex 2 11 12
28= King's College London RG 6 - -
28= Royal Holloway, University of London 2 5 -
30 University of Southampton RG 1 16 -
31 University of Kent - 7 -
32 University of Reading 3 5 -
33 Harper Adams University - - -
34 University of Leicester 1 3 -
35 Cardiff University UG1 RG 1 4 -
36= SOAS University of London - - -
36= Swansea University - 3 -
38 Queen's University, Belfast RG - 1 -
39 Heriot-Watt University 1 - -
40 University of Aberdeen - 1 -
41 University of Strathclyde - - -
42 University of Liverpool RG 1 1 -
43 Queen Mary University of London RG 4 15 -
44 Coventry University UG1 1 4 1
45 University of Stirling - - -
46 Aston University UG1 1 4 5
47= Aberystwyth University - - -
47= University of Buckingham - 1 -
47= Nottingham Trent University - 3 -
50 Keele University UG1 - 1 2
51 Arts University Bournemouth - - -
52 Liverpool Hope University - - -
53 University of Portsmouth - 3 -
54 University of Lincoln - - -
55 Bangor University UG1 - - -
56 University of West London 1 - -
57 University of the West of England - 1 -
58 University for the Creative Arts - - -
59 Brunel University London 1 2 -
60 Norwich University of the Arts - 1 -
61= University of Chester - - -
61= Edge Hill University - - -
63= Goldsmiths, University of London 1 5 -
63= Staffordshire University - - -
65 University of Huddersfield - 2 -
66 Northumbria University - 2 -
67= De Montfort University - - -
67= Leeds Trinity University - - -
69 Falmouth University - 2 -
70= Liverpool John Moores University - - -
70= Sheffield Hallam University - 1 -
72 University of Chichester UG1 - - -
73 Ulster University UG1 - - -
74 University of Roehampton - 2 -
75= University of Bradford UG1 - 1 -
75= City, University of London 1 22 -
75= University of Hull UG1 - - -
75= St George's, University of London 1 - -
79 Bournemouth University UG1 - - -
80 Manchester Metropolitan University - - -
81 University of Derby - - -
82 Robert Gordon University - - -
83 University of Gloucestershire - - -
84 Oxford Brookes University UG1 - 5 -
85 University of Winchester - - -
86= Plymouth University 1 - -
86= Royal Agricultural University - - -
88 University of Salford - - -
89 University of Hertfordshire - 2 -
90 Cardiff Metropolitan University UG1 - - -
91 Middlesex University UG1 - 2 -
92 Teesside University - - -
93 University of Central Lancashire 2 - -
94 Bath Spa University - - -
95 Bishop Grosseteste University - - -
96 University of Sunderland - - -
97 University of Northampton - - -
98 Abertay University - - -
99 St Mary's University, Twickenham UG1 - 2 -
100= Southampton Solent University UG1 - - -
100= University of the West of Scotland - - -
102= Queen Margaret University - - -
102= University of Worcester - - -
104 University of Wales, Trinity St David - - -
105 Birmingham City University UG1 - 1 -
106= London South Bank University - 1 -
106= University of Westminster UG1 - 12 2
108 University of Bedfordshire - - -
109= Glasgow Caledonian University - - -
109= University of Greenwich - 2 -
111 Canterbury Christ Church University - - -
112 University of Brighton 1 5 1
113 Anglia Ruskin University UG1 2 - -
114 University of East London - 1 -
115 University of the Arts, London - 14 -
116 Edinburgh Napier University - - -
117 Kingston University - 4 -
118 York St John University - - -
119= Plymouth Marjon University - - -
119= University of South Wales - - -
121 Newman University - - -
122 Birkbeck, University of London - 2 -
123 Leeds Beckett University - - -
124 University of Bolton - - -
125 University of Cumbria - - -
126 Buckinghamshire New University - - -
127 Wrexham Glyndwr University - - -
128 London Metropolitan University - - -
129 University of Suffolk - - -

91%

of our 2017 A Level students went on to a
top 50 UK university* compared to 89% in 2016

Xinyi from China

Belelrbys star student Xinyi

"UK qualifications are recognised all over the world, and there are plenty of opportunities for further study and career progression once I have completed my course."

Xinyi from China - Studied Foundation Science & Pharmacy and achieved 86%, now studying Pharmacology at the University of Bath

University preparation

Bellerbys London Star Student Nareerat Chokudomporn

Discover new ways of learning and develop your confidence to have the best chance of getting into your chosen university. We will work with your strengths and give you tailored support where you need it most. A Bellerbys education reaches beyond the classroom, introducing you to UK culture and improving your English.

Oxbridge and medical preparation

Bellerbys Cambridge students in enrichment activity Doctors surgery

Show the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge that there is more to you than just good grades. We are specialists in getting students ready for UKCAT and BMAT medical entry tests too. Your in-depth preparation includes mock interviews, admission test training and much more.

Applying to university

Bellerbys London Star Student Colin Francis

Get all the support you need to make the right choice and succeed in getting a place at the best university for you. University counsellors at Bellerbys have close links with admissions departments. And your personal tutor will guide you through every step of your UCAS application. 

* The percentage is based on those students for which we have progression data for and who progressed to universities included in The Times and The Sunday Times University League Tables 2017 and 2018