Ivybridge Community College celebrates another superb set of A-level results

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She is going to Oxford University to study theology.

The wait is over for students across the Diss Express area as they pick up their A-level results this morning. He is off to Warwick University to study philosophy and global sustainable development.

Kaitlyn, who achieved three Bs in maths, religious studies and biology, will now study paediatrics at De Montfort University.

And coming out on top in his cohort was BTEC student Ryan Mortimer who secured four A* equivalent grades.

The sixth form also saw its applied general performance leading the way, with an average grade of distinction+, which is above national average and higher than all neighbouring colleges and sixth forms.

"The vast majority of our students are going on to study higher education, some with prestigious Russell Group universities".

Zoe Lewis, principal and chief executive at Middlesbrough College, was on hand to see students collect their results. The ambition and pursuit of these personal goals is inspiring, demonstrating the Kingsley "can-do' ethos that we value so highly".

"We wish them every success for the future".

Meanwhile, St. Anthony's Girls' Catholic Academy head teacher Monica Shepherd said it had been another wonderful on another year of A level success at the school. "Further education colleges, for example, offer a wide range of higher-level technical and professional education, including apprenticeships and part-time study options". Former Head Boy, Matt Carr, has gained 3 A*s and will read History at Durham.

"I secured a two A*s and an A".

The A*- A percentage has seen an increase of seven percentage points from past year, while the A* - B grades saw an increase of four percentage points.

A-level courses were reformed in 2015 with all assessments taken at the end of the two years.

Pratap Singh, also 18, has A* grades in Maths, Further Maths and Economics, with A* equivalents in Pre-U Chemistry and Physics.

Stuart Edwards, principal of Midhurst Rother College, said: "I am delighted with the students' results, which are the best Midhurst Rother College has achieved".

"Each year we are inspired by their efforts and we applaud all of their hard work and perseverance throughout the year".

Students from King Edward VII Academy have lots to celebrate after receiving 96% of grades A-E and 60% A*-C, down 10% from previous year.

· A third of all entries were graded A*/A.

Georgina Allen from Dormansland achieved 3 A* and will be reading Geography at Leeds University: Alys Nichols from Limpsfield performed outstandingly with A* A A; she will read Medical Engineering at Leeds University. In these three subjects 70% of all the grades awarded were A*/B.

Kineton students Becky Smith, Alix Leather, Osbert Elmhirst, Jess Crouch, Thomas Gilks and Gabby Zulian celebrates their results.