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GCSE and Level 2 Success Stories

On Thursday 24 August, we held our GCSE and Level 2 results day. We have had some great success stories from students who have benefitted from the expertise of the staff at EKC Ashford College. We caught up with students to find out what this means to them and where they can progress now.

Susan Bonnet, Principal of EKC Ashford College said:

"Congratulations to all our Ashford College students collecting GCSE results with us on Thursday 24th August 2023. Our students are an inspiration, overcoming challenges and previous failure, to show the determination and commitment to study hard with us and now succeed. A moving day watching so many secure their place at university, many more their place on their chosen Level 3 course, or their next step in a professional career."

Ryan Hoye, Level 2 Electrical

Ryan has passed Level 2 Electrical and now is able to progress to the Level 3 Electrical course here at EKC Ashford College. 

He said, "I chose Ashford as the Electrical course had everything I wanted to learn. I am very happy I have passed my level 2 so I can now go onto level 3" 


Connor Roper, Level 2 Music.

Connor has passed Level 2 Music and now progressing to Level 3

He said, "I am thrilled I have passed my Level 2 and I can't wait to start my Level 3 in a couple of weeks."

Bryony Parsons, Level 2 Art and Design.

Bryony has passed the Level 2 in Art and Design and is looking forward to progressing to the Level 3.

She said, "I can't wait to progress onto the level 3 of Art and Design after passing the Level 2"

Maude Hutchinson, passed Level 2.

Maude has passed with flying colours coming away from her Level 2 in Business with a Merit and has now been accepted onto the Level 3 Media course.

She said "Now I have completed my course I am able to move onto the level 3 Media course here at Ashford"

Joshua Collins Level 3 Engineering and GCSE English

Josh was extremely happy with his results getting a Merit in his Level 3 Engineering course and passing his English with a grade 4.

He said, "I am very happy I have passed my English. I am looking forward to starting work in the industry"

Ichha Limbu, Access course for Health and nursing, Passes Access and GCSE English.

After a challenging year, Ichha passed his Access course and his GCSE English with a grade 4. He is now able to go on to university to continue studying nursing.

He said, “I am so thankful to the teachers helping me all the way through and I have managed to pass my GCSE English and Access course. This has helped me progress toward becoming a nurse by giving me the grade to do a nursing course.”

Miles Furnell, GCSE English

Miles achieved a grade 4 in his GCSE English.

He said, "This means I can spend more time focusing on my business course next year. I am looking forward to the second year."

Asher Plumb-Balson passed GCSE English with grade 4,

Asher is very pleased with his grade 4 in English after working so hard throughout the year.

He said, "I am so glad I have passed my English this means that I can focus more time on other areas."

Habeb Ullah Amin, GCSE English grade 4

Habeb was amazed at getting a grade 4 in English. He is ecstatic with the result meaning he could go on to further study.

He said, “With English not being my first language, I am so proud of myself that I have passed the first go. This will help me massively go onto my Business course.”

Anish Rai, Functional Skills English and GCSE Maths,

“I am very pleased that I have managed to pass GCSE Maths with a Grade 4 and Functional Skills English Level 2 within one year. I am in full time employment and hope these grades will help me in the future.”

We are very proud of our learners and what they have achieved this year with their level 2 and GCSE Results. We wish them the very best of luck in the future. 

Find out more about taking your GCSE English or Maths GCSE at EKC Ashford College.