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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, 43% of places secured in higher education were at the leading Russell Group universities, 12 students secured an apprenticeship or training course, 19 students chose to take a gap year either working or volunteering and 4 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. 43% 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 2020 include Universities from all over the British Isles however, Liverpool continues to be a popular destination with 28 former students choosing to continue their education closer to home.

University Destinations

Aberystwyth University

  • Computer Science
  • Physics

Anglia Ruskin University

  • Operating Department Practises

Bangor University

  • Geography

Birmingham City University

  • Global Sport Management

Cardiff University

  • Ancient History
  • Law

Chester University

  • Sports Science

Durham University

  • Chinese Studies
  • Natural Sciences

Edge Hill University

  • Business & Management with Marketing
  • Primary English’s Educations with QTS

Hull University

  • History

Imperial College London

  • Chemical Engineering

Lancaster University

  • Architecture
  • English Language & Creative Writing
  • Law
  • Law with study abroad

Leeds Beckett University

  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Sport Business Management

Liverpool College

  • Graphic Design

Liverpool Hope University

  • Computer Science

Liverpool John Moores University

  • Biology
  • Business Management
  • Construction & Property
  • Construction Management
  • Creative Writing & Film
  • Fashion: Design and Communications
  • Fine Art
  • Computer Games Development

London School of Economics

  • Geography and Economics

Loughborough University

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Maths & Sport Science

University of Newcastle

  • Economics
  • English Literature
  • History
  • Law
  • Medical Science
  • Mechanical Engineering

Northumbria University

  • Business with Management

Nottingham Trent University

  • Economics
  • Fashion Marketing & Branding
  • Law with Criminology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Product Design

Queens University Belfast

  • Broadcast Management
  • Business Management

Sheffield Hallam University

  • Biomedical Services
  • Business and Management
  • Product Design
  • Construction Project Management
  • Psychology

Swansea University

  • Geography

The University of Law

  • Law

University College London

  • Anthropology
  • Human Sciences

University of Bath

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics

University of Birmingham

  • Computer Science with Digital Technology
  • Drama and Theatres Art
  • International Relations & Development

University of Bristol

  • Mathematics

University of Cambridge

  • Linguistics
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Modern & Medieval Languages

University of East Anglia

  • Law

University of Edinburgh

  • Architecture
  • Computer Science
  • International Business with Spanish
  • Medical and Biomedical Chemistry

University of Exeter

  • History

University of Kent

  • Psychology with Clinical Psychology

University of Leeds

  • Geography
  • Mathematics and Philosophy

University of Leicester

  • Economics

University of Liverpool

  • Architecture
  • Biomedical and Medical Sciences
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Business Management
  • Computer Science
  • Geology
  • International Politics and Policy
  • Law
  • Mathematical Sciences (Foundation)
  • Microbiology
  • Veterinary Science

University of Manchester

  • Civil Engineering
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Economics
  • International Business, Finance and Economics
  • Management and Leadership
  • Pharmacy
  • Russian Studies
  • Japanese & Business

University of Nottingham

  • Industrial Economics
  • Russian Studies
  • Modern Languages with Business
  • Natural Sciences
  • Pharmacy (4years)
  • Veterinary Medicine

University of Oxford

  • Russian

University of Sheffield

  • Business Management and Economics
  • Business Management and Modern Languages
  • Dental Surgery
  • Economics and Modern Languages
  • Electrical Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Geography
  • International Relations and Politics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Psychology

University of Warwick

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering

University of York

  • Law
  • Molecular Cell Biology
  • Physics with Astrophysics