Cambridgeshire's A Level Results

14 August 2014, 09:00

Students across Cambridgeshire have been collecting their A Level results this morning. Here are some of the results from schools and colleges across the county.

Nene Park Academy

Students at Nene Park Academy are celebrating after achieving the best set of A-Level results in the academy's history, and placing it above the national average.

Forty per cent of the results were the highest A* or A grades placing them significantly above last year's national average (26.1 per cent).

Additionally, the academy achieved its highest ever pass rate of 99 per cent. Last year, the national average pass rate for A-Levels stood at 98.1 per cent.

To boost the celebrations, a record number of students (83 per cent) were also accepted into a university of their choice.

Nene Park Academy
1.    99 per cent pass rate
2.    40 per cent A* and A grades
3.    83 per cent of students accepted by a university of their choice

The Voyager Academy

Sixth-form students and staff have plenty to celebrate after The Voyager Academy received its highest ever overall A-level pass rate of 99 per cent.

The Academy, based in Walton, Peterborough, saw 65 per cent of their results return with A*-C grades.
 
The Voyager Academy
1.    99 per cent pass rate
2.    65 per cent of results were A* to C grades

Stanground Academy

Students at the Stanground Academy are celebrating after receiving their results for their A-level or equivalent courses of study.

The percentage of students achieving two or more A-levels has risen to 96%.

The percentage of students achieving three or more A-levels has also gone up to 87%.

These figures are both significantly higher than the national Post-16 results for 2013.

Wisbech Grammar School

High-achieving students at Wisbech Grammar School are heading for their chosen universities after securing a 100 per cent pass rate in their A Level examinations.

New headmaster Mr Chris Staley said:   "I am very, very pleased with the 100 per cent pass rate and the majority of students have got their first or second-choice universities."

He also paid tribute to the pupils who had secured the highest grades to secure places on competitive courses at leading universities.

He said:  "There are some outstanding results, with 13 per cent of the grades being at A* and 39 per cent at A* and A. Over two thirds of the passes were at the top three grades - A*, A and B - which would see the students into top-class universities for the courses they would wish to read."

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