AN EASTLEIGH college has been celebrating its best ever results for the second year running.

Barton Peveril College saw improvement across all its results achieving a 99% A Level pass rate.

Fifteen "hardworking" students were offered places to study at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge with other destinations including the University of Warwick, Imperial College London and Royal Holloway.

Student, Patrick Winter won a place at Cambridge where he will be studying maths.

The 18-year-old described "shouting with joy" after achieving five A*s in physics, chemistry, computer science, maths and further maths

Patrick said results, said: "I'm so glad the wait is over and eagerly look forward to the start of my University adventure! I must thank Barton Peveril for support during two phenomenal years!"

Sarah Daly will be pursuing a career in the TV industry through her place on The Network 2019 talent scheme.

Sarah said: “I will be heading to Edinburgh TV Festival later in the month for four days of masterclasses and workshops led by industry professionals and panels with the biggest names in the TV industry.

"I have already been to BBC Birmingham and Channel 4 in London for assessment days and have learned so much through the application process - I am really looking forward to seeing what the future has to hold.”

Barton Peveril student Chanel Radford, formerly of Crestwood Community School, is heading off to the University of Southampton to study Law after achieving a strong set of results. Speaking on her success, Chanel said:

"I’m so happy that all the hard work has paid off and I can’t wait to start the next chapter of my academic journey. None of this would have been possible without the amazing staff at Barton Peveril."

Principal Jonathan Prest added: “It has been an incredible year at Barton Peveril. Congratulations to our students and staff on a record-breaking set of results this year. They have worked incredibly hard to achieve this and let’s remember friends and family who have supported students throughout.”

“With such excellent results, more students than ever have achieved the grades they need for top Universities, Conservatoires and Apprenticeships. I wish them every success with their next steps.”