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Photo gallery: Thetford, Methwold and Mildenhall A level results - how did your school do?

13:49 16 August 2012

A Level students at Thetford Grammar School celebrate their results. 
Photograph Simon Parker

A Level students at Thetford Grammar School celebrate their results. Photograph Simon Parker

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Scores of students were rewarded for their hard work today when they arrived at school to collect their A level results - and those in south west Norfolk were no exception.

Results - including previous years in brackets:

HOCKWOLD AND METHWOLD COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Formerly Methwold High School)

A-level pass rate A*-C: 53pc (53) (50)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 44pc (unavailable) (unavailable)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 94pc (94) (96)

AS-level pass rate A-E: 79pc (unavailable) (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 59pc

“I’m very pleased we’ve been able to maintain the standards that we reached last year , particularly bearing in mind the pressure young people are under at the moment with regards to the unknown about unemployment and university fees and so on.

“I hope they get what they deserve in the future and the hard work is justified,” Denise Walker, headteacher.

MILDENHALL COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

A-level pass rate A*-C: 62pc (56) (42)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable (unavailable) (unavailable)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 96pc (97) (92)

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable (unavailable) (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

“These are the college’s best ever results with a significant increase in the number of students achieving top grades particularly A* and A grades.

“I am so pleased for the students whose hard work, together with the excellent support of dedicated teachers, has really paid off,” Susan Byles, headteacher.

THETFORD ACADEMY

A-level pass rate A*-C: 56pc (60)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable (unavailable)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 100pc (100)

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

“We made a great leap last year and we’ve not fallen back - we’ve done better at the A and B grades and we’ve done really well,” Cathy Spillane, principal.

THETFORD GRAMMAR SCHOOL

A-level pass rate A*-C: 90pc (90) (88)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 69pc (60) (unavailable)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 100pc (100) (100)

AS-level pass rate A-E: 98pc (90) (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 100pc

“They were a hard working and positive group of young people who made the most of all their opportunities and thoroughly deserved their excellent results.

“With our year 13s they’ve all got into university, and over 90pc their first choice,” Gareth Price, headmaster.

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