August 13, 2015
Highbridge's King Alfred School pupils achieve 99% A-Level pass rate

Students at Highbridge's King Alfred School were celebrating on Thursday after receiving their A-level and AS level results.

The school's 75 Year 13 pupils achieved an impressive 99% A*-E pass rate, it was announced.

Delighted Headteacher Denise Hurr told "We are thrilled with the outstanding success of our students' A Levels results, particularly in the STEM subjects of Maths and Chemistry."

"Excellent results were also achieved in English Literature, French, German, History, Photography, Psychology and Sociology."

"It has been a busy morning and we are pleased to see so many of our students achieving their expected places at a wide range of leading Universities."

Excellent individual performances include Sam Cooper, A*, A*, A and A, Samuel Harkness A, A, A, Alada Bunlar A*, A and B, and Ismail Abdelrahim A, B and B.

Denise added: "Students also secured top university places such as Nottingham, Imperial College and Exeter amongst others."

"These results demonstrate that the School is continuously providing high quality education to students in Burnham and Highbridge and, more importantly, that students feel challenged and supported to achieve their very best."

Among those receiving their results were Emma Huddy, who said: "I'm really pleased - I can go to my chosen Uni in Plymouth." Harriet Dickinson added that she's "so pleased" with her results.

Alada Taylor said she was "delighted" at her results which will allow her to study nursing.

Luke Jackson was "pleased", while Harley Clark said he was "shell shocked" at his great results. Sam Harkness received 5 As and is off to Nottingham, while Jack Lock was also delighted with his results and will go off to Uni after a year out.

Also celebrating were Ismail Abdelrahim (A, B and B) and Alice Dymond (A*, A*, A and D). Alice said she was "over the moon" and will be heading to Exeter Uni while Ismail is heading to York to study psychology.

Dan Steer, Ryan Cox and Jacob Beard were also considering their next steps after receiving their positive results on Thursday.

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