The facts about York College

A Levels and Results

  • York College is ranked No. 1 GFE College in Yorkshire and No. 3 GFE College in England for A Level results (based on A Level points per entry)
  • York College offers the widest range of A Levels in the region (~40 subjects) allowing for almost any combination
  • A Level pass rate of 99.9 per cent
  • Almost 60% of the A Level entries achieved high grades (A* - B) in 2018
  • The College’s results have been significantly above the national average for 24 consecutive years
  • The York College A Level Results Day video says it all!

    Languages offered at A Level

    English, French, German, Spanish
    (plus Italian at GCSE level)

    Number of students

    4,000 full time students with the vast majority studying A Levels and Vocational Courses

    International Support

    International students attend a special international study block in addition to their normal subjects which provides them with additional support to help them achieve whilst at York College. This includes:
    Small group tutorials to give extra support
    British Culture Programme
    English Language Programme

    York College is an ‘Outstanding’ OFSTED graded college because:

    • Tutors are highly motivated and have very high expectations. Students make good progress relative to their starting points. Progression to higher-level study and into jobs is outstanding.
    • Participation by students in the very wide range of enrichment and extension activities that the college provides helps them to develop excellent personal, social and employability skills.
    • Outstanding initial advice and guidance result in the very large majority of students being on a programme that meets their needs, interests and aptitudes.
    • The Principal, senior team and managers are relentless in their pursuit of excellence.

    Learn more...

    ...about why Barnes believes the city of York is the ideal UK college study centre. more>>