The tables below show some of the most popular destinations and courses of leavers in 2016, following their time at Acorn House. We are very proud to be able to send our students, in most cases, to their chosen courses at excellent universities throughout the UK and here in London.
For more information on how we prepare our students for university success, please see our pages on University Entry.
Most popular universities
|London City University|
|King's College London|
|Queen Mary University|
|University of Roehampton|
|University College London|
|University of Westminster|
Most popular courses
Students at Acorn are very focused on vocational university courses. Last year, 91% of our students continued on to higher education, most of whom now study various degree courses. The most popular destination for students from Acorn House include top universities in and around London, and other Russel Group universities across the country.
Over a third of our leavers gain places in Sciences, including subjects such as Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy, and Dentistry. Over 20% go on to do degrees in Finance-related subjects, such as Business studies, Economics, and Accounting. Other popular choices include Psychology and Law, with a growing number of students choosing this career path.
A Focus on Medicine and Medical Sciences
Since 1999, Acorn House College has been known to provide special support for students who want to go on to study Medical Sciences. Especially Medicine and Dentistry are often the destinations of our students. Through our Medical Sciences Programme, each of those students receives the support they need. Over the years, we have sent many students to prestigious universities such as Imperial College, King’s College, Sheffield University, and Queen Mary University.
Acorn House aims to give every student that comes through our doors the opportunities and support they need to empower them to go on to the best possible next step in their academic careers. Below are some accounts of recent successful students who have gone on to pursue their subjects at top UK universities.
Panjabi – A*, Business Studies – A, Psychology – A, Sociology – A, Religious Studies – A (AS Level)
Destination: Psychology (BSc) at Queen Mary University London.
Mathematics – A, Further Mathematics - A, Economics - A, Chemistry - B (AS Level)
Destination: Mathematics (BSc) at King’s College London.
Mathematics – A, Further Mathematics – A, Physics – B, Economics - B
Destination: Decided to take a Gap Year.
Biology - A, Mathematics - A, Psychology – B, Chemistry - C
Destination: Biomedical Sciences (BSc) at The University of Surrey.
Mathematics - A, Biology - A, Chemistry – B, Psychology - B
Destination: Psychology (BSc) at Cardiff University.
Mathematics – A*, Further Mathematics - A, Physics - B
Destination: Geophysics (BSc) at Imperial College London.
Mathematics - A, Biology - A, Chemistry - A
Destination: Dental Surgery (BDS) at Newcastle University.
Mathematics - A, Economics - A
Destination: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Durham University.
Mathematics - A, Biology - A, Chemistry - B
Destination: Pharmacy (MPharm) at King’s College London.
Biology - A, Chemistry - B, Mathematics - B
Destination: Applied Medical Sciences (BSc) at University College London.