Adult Education Wolverhampton students are celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results.

Despite a disrupted year of teaching and learning due to the coronavirus pandemic, pass rates in Maths and English have exceeded expectations.

Some 95% of students achieved a pass of Grade 5 or higher in English, with 40% getting a grade 6 or higher. One student scored a Grade 8. Meanwhile in Maths 93% of students achieved a Grade 4 or higher and 53% got a Grade 5 or above.

GCSE English and maths student Gemma Russell said: “There is no better place than Adult Education Wolverhampton to study for your GCSE in English and maths if you are an adult learner.

“I have tried other colleges but for me Adult Education Wolverhampton is the very best. I hope others will enjoy the very best learning on offer.”

Councillor Dr Michael Hardacre, the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, said: “I would like to congratulate our adult learners on their success this year.

“If you are looking to improve your English and Maths skills, either to increase your job prospects or just to prove to yourself that you can achieve a qualification, it’s time to act.

“Get in touch with Adult Education Wolverhampton and find out about the courses which are beginning next month and, in summer 2021, you too could be celebrating GCSE success.”

Adult Education Wolverhampton offers a range of courses which help people train for a specific career, while its Access to Higher Education courses provide a fast track to university. To find out more about courses starting this September, please visit Adult Education Wolverhampton.