Record-breaking results at King Alfred

PUBLISHED: 13:15 16 August 2012 | UPDATED: 13:28 16 August 2012

Students celebrating their A-level results

Students celebrating their A-level results

Simon Aylward

STUDENTS at King Alfred School in Highbridge have today (Thurs) celebrating smashing records with their A-level results.

A-level students’ average points score far exceeded the previous record score from 2009 – the equivalent of every youngster improving by more than five-and-a-half A-level grades from 2011.

AS-level figures also showed an average improvement of more than two grades per student since last year.

Headteacher Andy Owen said: “We are delighted with these brilliant results which reflect the commitment of students, staff and parents.

“The sixth form has been a major area of school improvement and these results are a testament to the hard work and efforts of all involved.”

Among the top students in this year’s results were Stjohn Peters, who achieved two As, one B and a merit, and Kelly Wadley, who picked up two As and two Bs.

Sixth form head Jonathan Gaskell said: “We are delighted that all of our young people who want to progress to further education have been offered places.”

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