Here at JLC we love seeing our students succeed, and we work hard to give them as much support and advice as possible to enable them to do so. JLC students achieve amazing things – here are just a few examples of recent successes.
Josie Hunt – Winterton Community Academy
Josie came to study at John Leggott College after attending Winterton Community Academy. She is currently studying towards A Levels in Psychology, Geography and Photography. As well as performing really well in her academic studies, Josie has also been gaining recognition for her Photography skills outside of college. Her work has now won several awards and has been displayed in exhibitions all over the UK.
Caiban Butler – Winterton Community Academy
Caiban is currently studying Politics at the University of Cambridge after successfully completing his studies at JLC. Whilst studying at the college he achieved A Levels in English Literature, Politics and Religious Studies.
Caiban felt that his time at JLC had really helped him to prepare for the transition to the University of Cambridge. “The staff are absolutely fantastic in supporting early applicants, there was lots of assistance with the application process.”
George Thompson – Baysgarth School
George progressed to John Leggott College from Baysgarth School in Barton-upon-Humber. Whilst at the college George chose to study Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics, along with completing an Extended Project Qualification.
George has since moved on to study Forensic Science at the University of Lincoln and believes that his time at JLC was the perfect stepping stone to university success. “Coming to college gave me confidence to meet new people and make friends. It takes you out of your comfort zone, but has meant that I am able to settle quickly into University life.”
Eve Beckett – Sir John Nelthorpe School
Whilst at John Leggott College Eve opted to study Biology, Chemistry and Psychology. This proved to be the perfect combination of courses to enable her to progress on to her chosen University course: Pharmacy at the University of Lincoln. Eve chose to come to JLC rather than her school sixth form and explained why she chose to do this, “Coming to college is not like school, it really prepares you for University life.”
Maddison Sumner – The Vale Academy
Recent JLC graduate Maddison Sumner is now studying French & Linguistics at the University of Oxford. Maddison left John Leggott College with A*A*A grades in History, French and English Literature. “JLC helped a lot, especially with Oxbridge preparation. I really enjoyed French at JLC, Giuseppa made it so much more enjoyable.”
Dominic So – Sir John Nelthorpe School
Dominic chose to come study at John Leggott College following his time at Sir John Nelthorpe School. He now studies Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Electronics and is hoping to go on to study Aerospace Engineering at University. “I have made friends with new people that I would never have met in a small sixth-form environment. I like how JLC encourages you to learn independently and ultimately I would like to work at the European Space Agency!”
Charlotte Arrand – Outwood Academy Foxhills
Charlotte is currently studying Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Physics here at college. She is now holding a conditional offer from the University of Cambridge to study Natural Sciences there once she finishes her A Level studies at JLC.
Harry Dalton – Frederick Gough School
Harry is currently studying towards A Levels in Maths, Physics and Electronics. He has received an offer to study Electrical & Electronic Engineering at Brunel University following his time at JLC. Harry puts this offer down to his own hard work and the help of his mentor. “My mentor helped me loads with my UCAS application and personal statement. Studying at JLC is also helping me gain the knowledge and skills I’ll need to succeed at University.” Harry also balances his academic work with sporting activities, playing regularly for the JLC football team.
Kimberley Maskell – Outwood Academy Brumby
Budding fashion designer Kimberley joined John Leggott College after leaving Outwood Academy Brumby. She chose to study Fashion & Textiles, Photography and History, plus an Extended Project researching sustainable fashion. This freedom to choose exactly what you want to study is a big positive for Kimberley. “I love being able to study specific courses that I am interested in and the having the opportunity to learn important skills that are being used in the industry” When her time at JLC draws to an end, Kimberley will be moving to Nottingham Trent University to study Fashion Design.
Aimee Francis – Melior Community Academy
Aimee graduated from John Leggott College in the summer of 2016 with A*A*A grades in Economics, Maths and Further Maths, plus an A* in her Extended Project Qualification. These amazing results allowed her to progress to the University of Leeds where she is studying Economics. Aimee was also nominated as one of the Barclays Women to Watch for 2017. “Studying at JLC definitely helped me get to where I am now and where I want to be, through my subjects and the teaching I learnt what I needed to come to University but also the opportunities to get involved with different activities such as SLT made me take on challenges and push myself outside of my comfort zone.”
Daniel Parr – Oasis Academy Wintringham
Daniel is aiming to pursue a career in Medicine and felt that coming to John Leggott College would give him the best chance of doing so. “I chose JLC because it has great results and facilities, it’s a change of scenery and it is helping me towards a career in Medicine.” He is studying A Levels in Maths, Chemistry and Biology to help with his career aim.
Rhiannon Woolford – Healing Science Academy
Rhiannon chose to study at John Leggott College following her time at Healing Science Academy. Rhiannon studies Politics, Economics and History. One of the main factors influencing Rhiannon’s choice was the chance of fresh start at a new college. “I chose to come to JLC because of the A*spire programme, and I also wanted the chance to meet new people and a unique college experience.”
Daleep Gosal – Queen Elizabeth High School
Dal studies Design Technology, Business Studies and Engineering. He chose to leave his school and study at JLC after Year 11. “There are good quality facilities and I have a lot more freedom compared to a school sixth form.” Dal is looking to pursue an apprenticeship relating to Engineering or Design when he completes his studies at JLC.
Megan Garrod – Queen Elizabeth High School
Megan chose to pursue a creative programme of study at JLC, opting for Art, Graphics and Religious Studies. “I came to JLC because I wanted to be treated like an adult and given more freedom. There is the help available here if you need it, but it’s giving me the chance to be independent.”
George Wigham – South Axholme Academy
Former South Axholme Academy student George graduated from John Leggott College in the summer of 2016. He achieved A*A*A*A* in Maths, Further Maths, Geology and Physics. These fantastic results enabled George to progress to Imperial College London where he is now studying Geophysics.
Morgan Nason – Axholme Academy
Morgan studies 3 A Levels here at John Leggott College; Fashion & Textiles, Politics and Religious Studies. Morgan is now hoping to progress to the University of Leeds to study Politics with Theology and Religious Studies.
Jack Booth – South Axholme Academy
Jack attended South Axholme Academy before choosing to come to JLC after Year 11. He is currently studying Maths, Further Maths and Economics and is hoping to pursue this interest in Economics further when he finishes college. Jack is currently holding an offer to study Economics at the University of Leeds.
Victoria Porter – Hungerhill School
Vicky currently studies Sport, Business Studies and Psychology. She is hoping to move on to studying Sports Psychology after finishing her studies at JLC. “I visited a school sixth form and it seemed really strict and closed in – I chose to come to JLC because I wanted to be treated like an adult.”
Reece Washington – Hungerhill School
Whilst at JLC Reece studied Applied ICT and Business Studies. Reece has since progressed on to University and is halfway through his degree studies. Reece links his success to his time at JLC. “I worked with Opportunities & Destinations team to secure a placement with a local Primary School. I also spent time with my Academic Advocate who played a huge part in my University application.”