The College is committed to providing the highest quality teaching and learning and support to ensure that your son or daughter achieves their maximum potential with us.
College outcomes and success rates
The College Merthyr Tydfil continues to receive excellent outcomes year on year. In 2020, not only did the college surpass previous year outcomes to achieve an overall A level pass rate (A*-E) of 100% but we also successfully improved our grade outcomes. The number of learners achieving grades A*grades increased by 5% from 2019 whilst the number of learners achieving A*-A grades also increased by 5% showcasing our commitment to continually improve and raise the quality of teaching and learning and provide an outstanding learning experience for all.
82% of our learners earned A*-C grades, a rise of 6% in comparison to the 2019 A*-C pass rate.
In addition the college also attained a 92% AS pass rate, with the number of learners achieving and A-C pass rate up by 1% from 65% in 2019 to 66% in 2020.
Vocational learners also perform exceptionally well in their academic studies, with a record number of top grades being awarded across the board year on year.
Supporting transition from school to college
The College Merthyr Tydfil will represent a brand new experience for your son/daughter and we’re keen to ensure that we provide as much information, advice and guidance to support both you and them to make the right decision about the course(s) they wish to study at the college and ensure that their transition from school to college is as smooth as possible.
In addition to providing you with the opportunity to engage with our staff through open events, live subject question and answer sessions, college taster sessions and dedicated parent question and answer sessions, college representatives will also be in attendance at school based parents and information evenings, ensuring you have the maximum opportunities to speak to us, gain all the information you need and ask as many questions as you like about the courses an opportunities on offer with us.
Working with you to support your son/ daughter’s progress at college
Like secondary schools, we welcome the involvement of parents/carers and will work with you to ensure that your son/ daughter achieves their maximum potential. The reason for this is that we know that the students who perform best are those who do three things:
Therefore, we will ensure that you:
If you are worried or concerned about your son/daughter's transition into college or have any questions at all about the courses, support and opportunities on offer or college success rates and outcomes, please contact our Director of Planning and Operations @ firstname.lastname@example.org