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5 reasons to study at Xaverian College

1. High Performing

Top 10% nationally for student achievement.  Excellent results at all levels, from Level 1 to University Science courses and in both academic and applied subjects.  Always above national averages.

2. Friendly & Welcoming

A genuine community where every individual is cared for and supported to success.  Our caring ethos is central to college life, and at Xaverian you will be welcomed into a diverse and exciting community that values every individual and an environment that will support you in every way.

3. Unique Campus

Set in the heart of Manchester and with a rich history going back over 150 years.  A mixture of new and modern buildings together with historic grade one listed buildings, superb facilities and lots of space makes this an attractive and successful sixth form college.

4. Teaching & Learning

Dynamic, engaging lessons delivered by enthusiastic staff, passionate about their subjects and their students.  Teachers providing extensive academic, pastoral and extracurricular activities to ensure students fulfil their potential and achieve their goals.

5. Raising Expectations

A college environment that seeks to prepare students for the next stage in their careers by fostering their maturity, encouraging independent learning skills and seeking to develop the whole personality.

Results 2018

Xaverian students achieved BRILLIANT RESULTS in 2018.

Xaverian students have achieved brilliant success once again….

This is the first year without AS examinations and the first year Xaverian has run a fully linear A level programme. Our results show great success and we couldn’t be more pleased for our class of 2018!

  • High grades are Up! Xaverian students secured over 50% high grades.
  • 20% of results are A* or A’s
  • 33 courses have pass rates of 100%.
  • 472 A’s & A*’s have been awarded at A level.
  • 1181 high grades awarded.
  • 1830 exam entries secured a grade C or higher.
  • 100% success on all BTEC Courses.
  • 75% high grades from our vocational courses

15 subjects secured over 50% high grades including our Art based courses which are Fine Art, Graphic Communications, Photography and Textiles as well as English Language, English Language & Literature, The EPQ, Film Studies, French, German, Law, Mathematics, Media and Spanish. We are exceptionally proud of

  • Fine Art A level students for gaining 73% High Grades
  • Photography A level students for gaining 73% High Grades
  • Drama & Theatre students for gaining 74% High Grades
  • French Students for their 73% High Grades &
  • Students who completed an EPQ who together achieved 85% High Grades

Furthermore as well as the subjects listed above the following subjects also secured A* to C grades for over 75% of their students… Business, Further Maths, Geography, History, Psychology and Sociology

Vocational students also have much reason to celebrate! With 100% pass rates in all 5 of our vocational courses which include, Business, Health and Social Care, ICT, Science and Sport. With great success from both coursework and the new rigorous examined units we are really pleased with this year’s cohort for stepping up to the additional challenge these courses presented.

We would like to wish all of our students every success in their future and we hope they enjoy celebrating now their hard work has paid off.


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