King Alfred School celebrates best-ever A-Level results
at Highbridge's King Alfred School are celebrating record A-Level
results today (Thursday).
were celebratory scenes at the school early this morning as pupils
cheered with delight as they opened their results envelopes.
A2 level, Year 13 students have achieved an average points score
of 769, far exceeding the previous record score from 2009. This
is the equivalent of every student improving by over five and
a half A-Level grades from 2011.
AS figures for Year 12 also show an average improvement of over
two grades per student from 2011.
Andy Owen told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are delighted with
these brilliant results, which reflect the commitment of students,
staff and parents."
sixth form has been a major area of school improvement and these
results are testament to the hard word and efforts of all involved."
went on to comment on some of the excellent results achieved in
maths and physics, regarded as being amongst the most difficult
subjects at A-Level.
were some outstanding individual achievements with the stand-out
being Stjohn Peters (A/A/B/Merit), Kelly Wadley (A/A/B/B) and
Abi Ferneaux (Distinction*/Distinction*/ B).
noteworthy results were achieved by Kyle Bednarz, Xanthe Rowland,
Hollie Hoskins, Jack Sheppard, Josh Herrington and Laura Partridge.
mention also goes to Catherine Lodge, who achieved an A* in EPQ
and Sophie McCardle who exceeded all her targets by four grades.
addition, congratulations also go to the school's dance department,
who achieved two Distinction* grades and five Distinctions.
Photos: Students celebrating on Thursday (Pics: Burnham-On-Sea.com
and Simon Francis)