NERVOUS A-level students have been finding out their fate today at sixth-form colleges across the region.
So far, every sixth-form covered by this newspaper has received better results than last year with most saying it has been their best year ever.
The latest results are as follows:
- Ilkeston Sixth Form Partnership (Ilkeston Specialist Arts College and Kirk Hallam Community College)
Overall pass rate: 97 per cent
Amount who received A* to B grades: 50 per cent
Two out of the total of 94 year 13 students received A* grades.
- Heanor Gate
Overall pass rate: 99.1 per cent
Amount who received A or B grades: 37 per cent
- Friesland School
Overall pass rate: 98.62 per cent
Amount who received A* to C grades: 68.6 per cent
At least four students out of a total of 97 received A* grades.
- George Spencer Academy, Stapleford
Overall pass rate: 100 per cent
Amount who received A or A* grades: 30 per cent.
52 per cent achieved A*, A or B grade results.
One student received three A* grades.
- Wilsthorpe Community College, Long Eaton
Overall pass rate: 97.3 per cent
110 students, three received ungraded
At least four students received A* grades
- Long Eaton School
Overall pass rate: 94 per cent
Amount achieving A* to C: 51 per cent
- Trent College, Long Eaton
Overall pass rate: 98.9 per cent
12.7 per cent of all grades achieved were the top A* grade, with 36.4 per cent at A*-A.
For a full round-up see next week’s Advertiser out on Thursday August 25.