Successful year of A Level results
Students across Telford and Wrekin have been celebrating after receiving their A level results today.
Early indicators suggest that the borough continues to have a high proportion of students who have passed their ‘A’ Levels and other equivalent qualifications, demonstrating that the hard work undertaken by staff and students has been rewarded.
Success stories include, Haberdasher Adams Grammar achieving a 99.8% pass rate with 75% of students receiving A*-B grades, an increase on last year’s results. In total 232 A*-A grades were awarded to the A level cohort, which includes students who have secured places at Imperial College London, UCL and Cambridge to study medicine.
Newport Girls High School has also seen a 99.7% pass rate with the number of students achieving an A*-B grade rising by 9%. In total, 53 A* grades were awarded, which is a new record for the school.
Abraham Darby Academy is pleased with its success this year with an increase in the number of students awarded the top grades in both A Level and vocational qualifications.
Thomas Telford School said that students were delighted with their exam results, which sees 75% of students gaining a place at a top university.
Councillor Shirley Reynolds, cabinet member for Children, Young People and Education, said: “I would like to congratulate pupils, staff. Governors and parents on an excellent set of results and wish all puils the best of luck with their future, whether they enter higher education or the world of work.”