Our Results

Huish is one of the best Sixth Form Colleges in the country for results and consistently ranked highly when compared to all other educational institutions for its students’ added value.

We are excellent at producing students who do better than expected. Whatever your level of achievement at GCSE or background, if you really want to succeed, then we provide a powerful combination of excellent courses, personal support and enrichment that will ensure you get your choice of University or employment.

Class of 2023 results

The overall A Level pass rate at Huish is 99%, with nearly 80% of students gaining A*- C grades and a hugely impressive 54% achieving high grades of A*-B. Top A Level performers did extremely well across a wide range of courses, with 74 students achieving three or more A*/A grades and two students being awarded the highest marks of any other student nationally in their A Level English Language and Photography qualifications.

Student results on Vocational Extended Diplomas were exceptional, with nearly 70% of students achieving high grades, with at least one Distinction grade in their profile, and 21 students gaining the very top results of triple Distinction*. Students on a mix of A Level and Vocational courses also performed fantastically well, with 68% of them achieving a Distinction or Distinction* in the vocational elements of their Study Programme.

We are very proud of our consistency in helping all learners to achieve their very best.

View additional performance data for Richard Huish College.

What our students progress on to achieve

Our students go on to achieve great things and we will support you to explore a full range of progression options, from University to Degree Apprenticeships and employment. Visit our Careers and Progression section for more information about the support we offer and our Careers programme.

View our 2022 Destination Report for more information about our students’ future destinations or read our latest student journey news.

We will prepare you to become an independent learner to ensure you are well-equipped for your future. Huish students excel at university. Higher Education Statistics Agency data shows proportionally more Huish students achieved First Class and Upper Second Class Honours degrees in the 2021-22 academic year when compared to the Sixth Form College sector. The SFCA HESA Report details the degree levels achieved by former Huish students (2021-2022).

If you are planning your application to Huish and need some help choosing an Apprenticeship or your Study Programme subject(s) you can contact the Careers and Progression team – careers@richuish.ac.uk.

Class of 2023 reunite for Huish’s Prize Giving Ceremony

News April 2024: Richard Huish College celebrated the Class of 2023 at their annual Prizegiving Ceremony on Wednesday 10th April.

Huish hosts Earth Science Careers Conference

News March 2024: Richard Huish College hosted an Earth Science Careers Conference for A Level Geography, Geology and Environmental Science students.

Huish hosts Law Fair

News January 2024: Over 400 Richard Huish College students visited the Huish Law Fair on Thursday 18th January to learn more about careers in Law and Business.

Huish students get started on the pathway to progression

News September 2023: Level 2 Pathway students at Richard Huish College took part in a Careers and Progression carousel designed to get them thinking about their futures.

A Level and Vocational students achieve fantastic results at Richard Huish College

News August 2023: Huish students are once again celebrating superb Level 3 Vocational and A Level results after putting tremendous hard work and dedication into their studies.

Peer-to-peer advice from a former Huish student

News August 2023: Miko Gorski returned to Huish to provide advice to current Business, Marketing and Management students.

Medical Careers Academy prepare for their futures

News May 2023: Students of the Medical Careers Academy have welcomed many guests this past term.

Huish students set their sights on Oxbridge

News March 2023: Richard Huish College recently held an Oxbridge meeting for first-year students considering applying to Oxford or Cambridge Universities.

Level 2 students enter the workplace

News March 2023: Students completing a Level 2 Pathway at Richard Huish College built their skills during National Careers Week by completing a variety of work placements.

Applied Scientists explore STEM opportunities to mark National Careers Week

News March 2023: First-year Applied Science students at Richard Huish College used National Careers Week (6th-11th March) to explore ideas for progression. 

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