Students make the grade with A-level results

THOUSANDS of students across Suffolk and Norfolk made the grade when they picked up their A-level results this morning.

So far their endeavours have proved a success with King Edward VI School, in Bury St Edmunds, securing 92 per cent of grades at C or higher. Their overall pass rate was 99.8 per cent.

At Bury St Edmunds County Upper School all 94 A-level students passed with A* to E grades and 90 per cent were A*-C.

At St Benedict’s Catholic School there was a 100 per cent overall pass rate with 84 per cent of grades at A*-C.

Students at Culford School achieved a 99.5 per cent pass rate and 80 per cent A*-C.

Stowmarket High School had another 100 per cent pass rate with 75.1 per cent at A*-C.

Meanwhile Stowupland High achieved a 98 per cent pass rate with 72 per cent of grades A*-C.

At Thurston Community College the overall pass rate was 99 per cent with 77 per cent A*-C.

Hockwold and Methwold Community School had an overall pass rate of 94 per cent and 53 per cent of students passed A*-C.

Thetford Grammar School are celebrating their best ever results today with a 100% pass rate and 90 per cent A*-C.

Thetford Academy continued to show marked improvements in its A level results with and A*-C and a pass rate of 57 per cent while all students passed their exams.

Suffolk county council provides an advice and information service through The Source website!click here to visit the website. The Source pulls together vast amounts of information for young people and has a section specifically about A Level results and what to do next.

There will also be a Q and A surgery on The Source Facebook page. A team of youth support workers and the curriculum support manager for the Youth Support Service will be ready to answer questions all day and tomorrow for A-level results and all day next Thursday and Friday (August 23 and 24) for GCSE results.

For full details and pictures, pick up a copy of tomorrow’s Bury Free Press.