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Destinations

Calday Grange Grammar School Sixth Form students go on to study for a vast range of professions and expand their knowledge in many subjects at a range of universities.  

The school has a very successful record of supporting students to gain entry to their chosen courses at Oxford, Cambridge and the Russell Group Universities, as well as securing prestigious apprenticeships for many of those who choose an industry-based path after Sixth Form study. 

In 2020 86% of Sixth Form students gained a place at their chosen university.

In 2019, 42% of places secured in higher education were at the leading Russell Group universities, 5 students secured an apprenticeship or training course, 16 students chose to take a gap year either working or volunteering and 5 students entered full time employment.

81% of the class of 2019 have continued to higher education, with a high proportion gaining places on some of the most selective courses. 42% of places secured in higher education were at the leading Russell Group* universities. The remainder of the cohort have chosen to follow the path of employment, apprenticeships, foundation courses, study abroad or have taken a year out before continuing their education.

University destinations for 2019 include Universities from all over the British Isles however, Liverpool continues to be a popular destination with 44 former students choosing to continue their education closer to home.

University of Aberdeen

  • Law with English Law

Anglia Ruskin University

  • Paramedic Science

Aston University

  • Logistics with Supply Chain Management (2020)

University of Bath

  • Pharmacology

Bath Spa University

  • Creative Writing and Film & Screen Studies

Bangor University

  • Business Studies
  • Law with Criminology
  • Music
  • Spanish with French

University of Bradford

  • Clinical Sciences/Medicine Foundation

University of Brighton

  • Pharmacy

University of Bristol*

  • Chemistry
  • Economics & Finance
  • Palaeontology & Evolution

University of Cambridge*

  • Law

Cardiff University*

  • Politics

University of Central Lancashire

  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemistry

University of Chester

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Adult Nursing
  • Biology
  • Business Management
  • Business Management (2020)
  • Sport & Exercise Sciences

Coventry University

  • Geography & Natural Hazards

De Montfort University

  • Accounting & Finance

Durham University*

  • Chemistry
  • Chinese Studies

University of Glasgow*

  • English Language & Linguistics (2020)

Glyndwr University

  • Fine Art

University of Huddersfield

  • Automotive & Motorsport Engineering

Imperial College London*

  • Mechanical Engineering

Keele University

  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy

King's College London*

  • War Studies

Lancaster University

  • Chemistry (2)
  • French Studies & History
  • Geography
  • History & Politics
  • Law (2)
  • Law with Politics
  • Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics & Economics
  • Physics
  • Theoretical Physics

Leeds Beckett University

  • Business Economics
  • Business Economics (2020)
  • Events Management
  • Fine Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Landscape Architecture (2020)
  • Sport Business Management

University of Law

  • Law
  • Law with Criminology

University of Leeds*

  • Art & Design
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Science
  • English Language & Linguistics
  • Languages, Cultures & History
  • Physics

University of Leicester

  • Management Studies
  • Politics & International Relations

University of Liverpool*

  • Aerospace Engineering with Pilot Studies
  • Biological & Medical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Engineering
  • International Business
  • Law
  • Medicine (2020)
  • Modern Languages (Triple Subject)
  • Orthoptics
  • Psychology

City of Liverpool College

  • Art & Design (2)
  • Fashion Business & Retail

Liverpool Hope University

  • Music Production & Psychology

Liverpool John Moores University

  • Animal Behaviour
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biology
  • Business & Public Relations
  • Business with International Business Management (2020)
  • Business with Marketing
  • Business with Marketing  (2020)
  • Business with Sport
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Security
  • Construction & Property
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Maritime Business & Management
  • Mechanical Engineering (2)
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology
  • Quantity Surveying (2)
  • Software Engineering
  • Sport & Exercise Science (4)
  • Teacher Training

Loughborough University

  • Politics with Economics

University of Manchester*

  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Geography
  • Immunology
  • Law with International Study
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Russian and Business & Management

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • Advertising & Brand Management
  • Fine Art

Northumbria University

  • Foundation Year in Business

Nottingham Trent University

  • International Law
  • Physics

Open University

  • Business Management

Oxford Brookes University

  • Nursing (Adult)
  • Town and Country Planning

Oxford University*

  • English Language & Literature
  • French & Arabic

Queen Mary University of London*

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Linguistics

Newcastle University*

  • Architecture
  • Biology
  • Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry
  • Economics & Business Management (2)
  • English and Linguistics
  • History
  • Law
  • Marine Biology
  • Medicine & Surgery (4)
  • Modern Languages & Business Studies
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology
  • Psychology & Sports & Exercise Science
  • Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies

University of Nottingham*

  • Law with Spanish & Spanish Law
  • Modern Languages with Business

University of Reading

  • Politics & International Relations

University of Sheffield*

  • Aerospace Engineering (5)
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering (2)
  • English & Theatre
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law & Criminology
  • Law (with German Law)

Sheffield Hallam University

  • Business & Marketing
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Construction Project Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Sociology

University of South Wales

  • Psychology with Counselling

St George's, University of London

  • Biomedical Science

UCL*

  • Chemistry with Mathematics
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The University of York*

  • Biotechnology & Microbiology
  • Computer Science with Cyber Security
  • Politics with International Relations