Student Profiles

Keira Jolly

Former Laurence Jackson School pupil, now studying: A Level Biology, Chemistry & Psychology

“Prior was definitely the right college for me because not only does it offer a huge range of courses that suited my needs, but it also provides a learning environment in which we are actively encouraged to take control of our futures. Prior offers an amazing variety of opportunities both academically and extra-curricular activities that allow students to enrich and ready themselves for university or work.”

 

Benjamin Botham

Former Caedmon College Whitby pupil, now studying: A Level Design (3D), Mathematics & Physics

“I chose to come to Prior because it is well suited to helping students achieve the high grades they want.”

 

Sofia Maqbool

Former Macmillan Academy pupil, now studying: A Level English Literature, Music & Sociology

“Due to the wide range of A Level options available at Prior I was able to choose three subjects that I enjoyed the most. The college has allowed to become much more independent and I can manage my time productively, hence, preparing me for university. In particular the music department, with its friendly atmosphere and suitable, effective facilities has enhanced my ability.”

 

Harry Harland

Former Nunthorpe Academy pupil, now studying: A Level Design (3D), Physical Education & BTEC Engineering

“I chose Prior because it had a wide range of courses. I felt it would prepare me for university or a job better than other colleges.”

 

Rebekah Worthy & Beth Felgate

Former Hillsview Academy pupils, now studying: A Level English Language, Psychology & BTEC Applied Science and A Level Sociology & OCR Cambridge Tec Double Health & Social Care

“I came to Prior because it was extremely welcoming, and the exam results were really good. I felt that I had a good chance of gaining a place at a top University if I studied here.”

“I chose to go to Prior because of the wide range of subjects available. The courses can be demanding but are still enjoyable and the staff are always supportive and willing to offer help and advice to make sure you get the best grade possible.”

 

Clementine Bentley 

Former Fyling Hall School pupil, now studying: A Level Chemistry, Law & Mathematics

“I chose Prior for their vast range of subject choices alongside the helpful, safe and friendly learning environment. I would fully recommend the college as it is a well-rounded, enjoyable college that supports its students well.”

 

Adam Majid

Former Outwood Academy Acklam pupil, now studying: A Level Business Studies, Mathematics & BTEC Engineering

“I chose Prior because of its good exam results which really motivated me as an individual as I knew this place would be the best for me to reach my potential. Plus, Prior provides a range of subjects which I thoroughly enjoyed when I attended the open evenings and from the Preview days I found that the teachers were very friendly and approachable.”

 

Nicole McCusker

Former Outwood Academy Bydales pupil, now studying: A Level Law, Psychology & Sociology

“It was easy for me to decide that I wanted to go to Prior when I finished school. At the Open Evening I could tell that the college had a great atmosphere as well as staff and teachers with a brilliant work ethic and a genuine interest in their subjects.”

 

Jesicca Tate

Former Outwood Academy Redcar pupil, now studying: A Level English Language, BTEC Law & Performing Arts

“I decided to go to Prior because the teachers were friendly and supportive when I attended the Open Evenings. Plus they had all of the courses I wanted to do.”

 

Abdoulaye Kaba

Former Unity City Academy pupil, now studying: A Level Mathematics, Physics & Economics

“I came to Prior because the pass rates are very good and the teachers offer the help and support for me to get better grades. This college has a very good reputation.”

 

Emily Ramsdale-Jones

Former Stokesley School pupil, now studying: A Level Drama, English Language & Photography

“I chose to come to Prior because the wide range of courses on offer appealed to me far more than any other sixth form that I had previously considered.”

 

Ellie Myers

Former Trinity Catholic College pupil, now studying: A Level English Literature, History & Politics

“I chose to come to Prior because of the high standards of teaching and the very good pass rates. I am really enjoying my time here and value the chance to manage my own time to suit me.”

 

Thomas Sutton

Former Kings Academy pupil, now studying: A Level Drama, Mathematics & BTEC Performing Arts

“I chose Prior as I thought it would be a better stepping stone to University than other colleges. Also the drama department is really good with nice sized classes and brilliant resources.”

 

Katie Barry

Former St Peter’s Academy pupil, now studying: A Level English (Combined), Sociology & GCSE Mathematics

“I chose Prior as it had a friendly caring atmosphere like no other college I have visited, they will always try to support and care for you through hard times during your journey.”

 

Megan Legg

Former Rye Hills School pupil, now studying: A Level Classics, Spanish & Sociology

“Prior was the perfect college for me as it has a wide range of courses to choose from and has a lot to offer when it comes to applying for university.”

 

Ellie Kershaw

Former Sacred Heart School pupil, now studying: A Level Biology, Geography & Psychology

“I chose to study at Prior because of the friendly, welcoming atmosphere which I felt would be a key part of my learning experience. All of the staff are dedicated and helpful, offering a wealth of help and support.”

 

Haleema Din

Former Acklam Grange School pupil, now studying: A Level Biology, English (Combined) & History

“I chose Prior as I knew I would be able to study the courses that interest me and ultimately achieve my ambitions. Although it is quite a distance away, I feel that this is not a problem as it allows me to focus on my studies and to be more productive whilst I am in college. I would recommend this college as they have a wide range of options, even if you are unsure of your future career path.”

 

Charlie Roberts

Former Huntcliff School pupil, now studying: A Level English Literature, Media Studies & Spanish

“Prior is a very welcoming and inclusive college which made me feel settled from my first day. I chose Prior for the diverse range of subjects and the possibility to choose a mix of subjects, one of which I had never studied before. All my teachers are friendly, approachable and make learning much more engaging.”