Students celebrate A level success

HARD work paid dividends with record A-level results for East Norfolk Sixth Form College students.More than 500 students collected their results today, with the 98.

HARD work paid dividends with record A-level results for East Norfolk Sixth Form College students.

More than 500 students collected their results today, with the 98.2pc pass rate the best in the Gorleston college's history.

The top A to C grades rose seven per cent to 79pc, despite record numbers of students taking the exams.

The average A level points score per student was 343.6, six points above the previous best.


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The achievement was spread right across the college with 26 A-level subjects having 100pc pass rates involving well over 700 entries.

There was also success for the college's final year BTEC National students, with 100pc pass rates at diploma or certificate level across all four subject areas.

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College principal, Laurie Poulson, said: “This is another outstanding performance by local students and the area should be very proud of its young people.

“We are also proud of every one of our students who reaches their individual potential and progresses in their career.

“Every year we hear critics going on about A-levels getting easier, but the reality is that young people still have to work very hard to achieve this level of success and in a sixth form college like this, they are ably supported by dedicated specialist staff.”

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