A-level results celebrated at The King Alfred School

PUBLISHED: 12:42 16 August 2018

Students Lauren Cook, Daisy Orme and Imogen Wright received their A-level results today. 	Picture: Shane Dean

Students Lauren Cook, Daisy Orme and Imogen Wright received their A-level results today. Picture: Shane Dean

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Students at The King Alfred School in Highbridge could not wait to open their A-level exam results this morning (Thursday) as they found out if they got into the university of their choice.

Freya Scott, 18, found out she had achieved an A* and two A grades in her exams after receiving her results today. 	Picture: Shane DeanFreya Scott, 18, found out she had achieved an A* and two A grades in her exams after receiving her results today. Picture: Shane Dean

King Alfred’s has seen more than a 50 per cent increase in the number of students who achieved three A*-E grades this year, with the school’s pass rate now at 71 per cent.

All sixth-form students this year achieved two A-levels between A*-E grades.

Student Freya Scott achieved an A* and two A grades and will study psychology at Newcastle University, and Shae Clements gained an A*, A and B grades and will go on to study zoology at Exeter University.

Headteacher, Denise Hurr, said: “We are very proud of the excellent results achieved by our students who have all worked incredibly hard with the support of our school and their families.

Vivien Aston and Shae Clements, both 18, received their A-level results today. 	Picture: Shane DeanVivien Aston and Shae Clements, both 18, received their A-level results today. Picture: Shane Dean

“Their hard work has paid off and fantastic university and employment opportunities now await them.”

Matthew Fry, 18, will study at the university of his choice following his A-level results. 	Picture: Shane DeanMatthew Fry, 18, will study at the university of his choice following his A-level results. Picture: Shane Dean

Imogen Wright, 18, received her A-level results today and will study History at Exeter University. 	Picture: Shane DeanImogen Wright, 18, received her A-level results today and will study History at Exeter University. Picture: Shane Dean

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