Abbey DLD Group of Colleges graduating students

Results and Destinations

Every year Abbey DLD Students achieve outstanding results and move on to join some of the world’s most prestigious and highly ranked universities. Here is a summary of our 2021 student results and destinations.

2021 Student Academic Results

2021 GCSE Results

2021 Abbey DLD Group of Colleges GCSE Results

Our younger students have performed admirably in GCSE this year, with over 90% achieiving a ‘good pass’ of 4 and above and over 60% of GCSEs taken within the group achieving the top 9-7 grades (equivalent to A*-A under the old grading system) setting the foundation for success at higher level study.

Grade 9 (Equivalent A*) Grades 9-8 Grades 9-7 (Equivalent A*-A) Grades 9-6 (Equivalent A*-B) 9-5 (Equivalent A*-C)
Abbey College Cambridge 25% 45% 65% 78% 92%
DLD College London 22% 40% 62% 80% 92%
Abbey College Manchester 14% 28% 49% 60% 91%
All College Average 22% 40% 61% 75% 92%

2021 A-Level Results

2021 Abbey DLD Group of Colleges A-Level Results

Across all 3 of our colleges in 2021 our A Level students achieved anexceptional set of results in 2021, with more than a third (34%) of A Levels taken by our students achieved the top A* grade, with nearly two thirds (64%) of A Levels marked at grades A*-A. 86% of students achieved A*-B and  97% of A Levels taken by students at Abbey College Cambridge, DLD College London and Abbey College Manchester achieved A*-C. Our overall pass rate across all three colleges was an impressive 100%.

A* A*-A A*-B A*-C A*-E
Abbey College Cambridge 43% 74% 93% 99% 100%
DLD College London 26% 56% 82% 95% 100%
Abbey College Manchester 34% 63% 86% 97% 100%
All College Average 33% 66% 86% 97% 100%

2021 International Foundation Programme Results

2021 Abbey DLD Group of Colleges International Foundation Programme Results 

This year our International Foundation students achieved an average score of 72% across all pathways and all colleges, a score that will help them to meet the conditions of their offers at a wide range of top-ranked universities.

Abbey College Cambridge DLD College London Abbey College Manchester
Overall Score (All Pathways) 77% 69.5% 70%

2021 BTEC Results

2021 Abbey DLD Group of Colleges BTEC Results

D*D*D* – DDD D*D*D* – MMM
% of students achieving  50% 93%

2021 Student Destinations

2021 A-Level Students, Top 20 Ranked University Destinations

2021 A-Level Students, Top 20 Ranked University Destinations

Rank University No of Students
1 University of St Andrews 1
3 University of Cambridge 2
4 Imperial College London 11
5 London School of Economics and Political Sciences 2
6 Durham University 2
7 University College London 20
8 University of Warwick 5
9 University of Bath 2
10 Loughborough University 1
11 Lancaster University 3
12 University of Glasgow 4
13 University of Edinburgh 4
14 University of Bristol 1
15 University of Leeds 4
16 University of Southampton 3
18 King’s College London 11
20 University of Aberdeen 1

2021 International Foundation Programme Students, Top 25 Ranked University Destinations

Rank University No of Students
6 Durham University 5
9 University of Bath 3
10 Loughborough University 1
11 Lancaster University 6
13 University of Edinburgh 1
15 University of Leeds 8
16 University of Southampton 5
18 King’s College London 11
19 University of York 1
21 University of Exeter 4
22 University of Sheffield 2
23 University of Manchester

2021 BTEC Students University Destinations

COURSE/UNIVERSITY
Public Relations at University of the Artys London
Film Production and Cinematography at Bournemouth University
Spoerts Media at the University of Chichester
Film and Television Studies at the University of Glasgow
Business Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Oxford Brookes University
Events Management at Oxford Brookes University
Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London
Digital Media at the University of Roehampton
Business Management at the University of Westminster
Illustration and Visual Communication at the University of Westminster
Business and Management at the University of York

Read our 2021 Results and Destinations Highlights