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The Palmer Catholic Academy

The Palmer Catholic Academy

Destinations (Alumni)

In academic year 2015-16, there were 78 students in Year 13.  73 applied for a place at university, 71 took up their place. 23 students gained a place at a Russell Group university, 30%.

Russell Group Universities

Our students went on to these Russell Group universities taking the following subjects:

King’s College London – Computer Science, Medicine, Mathematics, Nursing Studies

London School of Economics – Actuarial Science, Education Studies, Visual Effects

Oxford University – Law

Queen Mary, University of London – Biomedical Sciences

University College London – Natural Sciences, Neuroscience

University of Exeter – Evolutionary Biology, Mathematical Sciences

University of Liverpool – History

University of Manchester – Life Sciences

University of Nottingham – Mathematics, Medical Physiology and Therapeutics

University of Sheffield – Sociology

University of Warwick – Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development, Mathematics, Physics

University of York – Film and Television Production


The top three courses taken by our students were:


Biomedical Sciences



And the most popular universities chosen were:

London universities      

Middlesex University

King’s College London

Kingston University

Brunel University

London School of Economics

University College, London

Out of London

University of Exeter

University of Hertfordshire

Loughborough University

University of Warwick