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A-Levels 2016: Latest results across Norfolk and Suffolk

PUBLISHED: 08:10 18 August 2016 | UPDATED: 16:47 18 August 2016

Joy for Tiffany Smith, 19, from Martham as she smashed her predicted grades at East Norfolk College. Picture Twitter/Geri Scot

Joy for Tiffany Smith, 19, from Martham as she smashed her predicted grades at East Norfolk College. Picture Twitter/Geri Scot

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A-level results from schools and colleges across the region as they come in.

Latest results will appear alphabetically.

• Attleborough Academy Norfolk

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 52.4pc

Neil McShane, principal, Attleborough Academy Norfolk said: “This year shows a significant increase for the Academy in the points achieved by all students and increases on other measures, including the overall pass rate. Congratulations to our Year 13 students for their hard work and commitment, the vast majority of whom have been accepted onto their university course of choice.

“These results also reflect the dedication and professionalism of all our staff and the continuing support of our parents. Particular congratulations should go to Chloe Whiterod with a superb set of two A* grades, two A grades and a B grade and Dan Smith-Hughes who achieved A*s in Maths and Creative Writing a year early.”

• Bungay High School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 79pc

Headteacher Angelo Goduti said: “We are delighted to report the best ever A level results at Bungay High Sixth Form. The percentage of A levels graded at A* to C has risen significantly to an impressive 79% with half of all entries graded at A*-B. The overall pass rate for our A levels is 98%. Equally impressive, is the pass rate for our Level 3 vocational and technical courses at 97% with most of the grades awarded at the very highest levels.

“We are immensely proud of our students’ achievements and these results reflect their hard work, commitment and determination. Two of our students, Evvia Gonzales and Felix Prutton, have been successful in gaining entry to the University of Cambridge where they will be studying Natural Sciences; Evvia at St. John’s and Felix at Downing. The Governors and I would like to pass on our congratulations to the students, staff and parents of Bungay High Sixth Form on the excellent results achieved this year.”

•City College Norwich

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 58pc

Corrienne Peasgood, principal, City College Norwich: “Congratulations to all of our Sixth Form Centre students on their A Level achievements. We have many students who have performed outstandingly well this year and I would like to wish all of our students well as they progress on to the next step in their learning and careers, whether that is higher education, apprenticeships or employment.

“I’d also like to express huge thanks, on behalf of our current and former A Level students, and staff, to outgoing head of the Sixth Form Centre, Steve Guratsky. We look forward to the continuing strengthening of our vibrant A Level provision under the leadership of Ray Goodman.”

• City of Norwich School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 73pc

Jim Nixon, headteacher at City of Norwich School, said: “We are delighted with our results which include many individual success stories at all levels reflecting our comprehensive ethos. My thanks to our magnificent sixth form students who bring so much to the school, to our superb teachers for their commitment and dedication, to our parents for their continued support and our Governors who give so much of their own personal time for the benefit of our youngsters. It’s been another excellent year!”

• College of West Anglia

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 56pc

Principal David Pomfret, said: “The College of West Anglia wishes all of our students the very best of luck in their new ventures, upon completing their A-level studies with us.”

•Dereham Sixth Form College

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 79pc

Phyllis O’Grady, director at Dereham Sixth Form College, said: “We are so proud of all of our students and our dedicated staff who have achieved an excellent set of results in spite of such turbulent and upsetting external events in the examination year.

“Huge congratulations to everyone. We look forward to still greater success next year and to enrolling our new Year 12 students next week.”

• Diss High School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 85pc

Headteacher Dr Jan Hunt, said: “Students and staff are to be congratulated on a fabulous set of results!”

• Downham Market Academy

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 68pc

Principal Jon Ford said: “I am delighted that the students have risen to the challenge of sixth form study so well this year. Supported by a fantastic staff team who have also gone the extra mile, the students worked incredibly hard to achieve these great results. Most will be taking up their first place offers at university whilst other look forward to bright futures through higher apprenticeships or job opportunities.

“I am particularly pleased that our students were able to deliver the best A Level results we have ever achieved – over a grade higher on average from last year (Grade C).”

• East Norfolk Sixth Form College

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 73pc

Principal Dr Catherine Richards said: “it’s really good there are loads of positive students and it shows how hard our students and staff work. They’re good results for a place like Great Yarmouth which is often an area where people think it’s not good with education but we can have brilliant results”

• Fakenham College

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 71pc

Principal Matthew Parr-Burman said: “It’s the best result for a number of years, certainly the best result for the last few years. We’ve had lots of fantastic individual results, we’ve got students off to Oxford and Cambridge for the seventh year, it’s pretty impressive.

“We don’t select students on ability. We’re serving the community, any student who wants to come here, we’ll take them. The number of students who could go to university has doubled, we’re certainly punching above our weight and I’m really proud of the students.”

Gresham’s School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 81.3pc (71 candidates)

Gresham’s Headmaster, Douglas Robb, said, “I am so very proud of the pupils, and they should be very proud of themselves. They have seen their hard work and commitment pay off and I would like to wish them every success and happiness as they make their journey onwards from Gresham’s. We delight in celebrating successes of our former pupils, and I am looking forward to sharing great news from the class of 2016.”

• Hartismere School and Sixth Form

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 79pc

Headteacher James McAtear said: “These results are a testimony to the hard work of all our staff, governors and students and to the support given to them by their parents.”

• Hellesdon High School and Sixth Form

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 83pc

Heads of School, Tom Rolfe and Mike Earl: “We are extremely pleased with another set of excellent A-Level results, these reflect the continued hard work and dedication of both students and staff. Congratulations to all the students and staff involved on another fantastic year.”

• Hethersett Old Hall School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 61pc

“Training for the clergy, make-up for the film industry, songwriting, astrophysics, interior design – just some of the higher education paths chosen by sixth formers at HOHS in another successful year for the school’s leavers. With most of the students having a D of E Gold Award under their belt as well as good A Level results, they are well positioned to impress their universities and future employers with skills that go beyond the academic.”

• Hewett Academy

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 76pc

Tom Leverage, principal: “I would like to congratulate every one of our students for their fantastic results, won with the support and hard work of our sixth form staff. It is particularly pleasing to have a student achieve a place at Cambridge in this our first year as an academy - the first from the Hewett for nearly 10 years.”

• Iceni Academy

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 63pc

“This is a sixth form in transition, diversifying to provide an appropriate offer for every student which will often be a mixture of A-level and equivalent qualifications.

“We are proud that many students exceeded their individual targets and that 100% who applied to University are going to go with over 70% getting a place at their first choice University.”

Into UEA

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 100pc

Newton A-level Programme Manager, Dr Bethan Gulliver: “We’re immensely proud of our Newton students; these results are testament to their hard work and dedication, and to the fantastic staff who have supported them throughout their A-level journey on the UEA campus.”

• Jane Austen College

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 91pc

Claire Heald, executive principal: “We are absolutely delighted with this first set of A Level results, which reflect the dedication and hard work of our students. Every one of our students has put their best in and it is fantastic to see that reflected in their results and university places.”

• King Edward VII Academy

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 70pc

Principal Craig Morrison said: “We are very pleased with this year’s A Level results which represent a third year in succession where student progress will be judged as being above the national average. Our students are progressing to excellent university destinations and apprenticeships; my congratulations to them and my thanks to the staff who have made it possible.”

• King’s School, Ely

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 84pc

Sue Freestone, principal of King’s Ely, said: “Every August I find myself humbled by the achievements of our students. I pay tribute to their teachers and their parents for the support they have provided and to them for the commitment and tenacity with which they meet the challenges of A level whilst finding time to make such telling contributions to their communities.”

• Langley School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 80pc

Dominic Findlay headmaster said: “We are delighted with the A Level results gained this year which show an increase in the percentage of grades achieved in the A*-C category. Our top pupils gained some stunning results with straight A*/A’s across the board, and many students exceeded their expectations which is a true testament of the hard work and dedication of both the students and staff.”

•Lowestoft Sixth Form College

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 74pc

Yolanda Botham, principal said: “I am very proud indeed of Lowestoft sixth form college staff and students today who have worked incredibly hard together dealing with new exams and changes to the specifications and achieving our best ever results this year. Our collective success is evident in our 99.1% pass rate and in a very impressive 27 separate subjects (including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Economics, Law, History, Geography, English to name just a few) all achieving an outstanding 100% pass rate.

“Our teachers, like the Olympic coaches we are watching in Rio, have inspired and motivated our students to excel. We are particularly thrilled with these results as Lowestoft Sixth Form College is an inclusive, non-selective local college. Our results demonstrate just what can be achieved with hard work and a real focus on every student working towards their personal best.”

• Mildenhall Academy

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 75pc

Ms S Byles, principal, said: “This is another set of really pleasing A-Level and vocational results. I am extremely proud of how hard our students and staff have worked. They are a credit to our MCA6 Sixth Form Centre.”

• Neale-Wade Academy

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 64pc

Jason Wing, principal, said: “We are delighted with the results as they reflect the hard work of the students, teachers and support staff at the Academy.”

• Norwich High School for Girls

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 89.24pc

Kirsty von Malaisé, Headmistress said: “‘We are very pleased with many strong ‘class and individual’ performances from our girls this year in A2, a testament to their hard work, and our teachers’ commitment. We also have many fine results at AS Level with several straight A sweeps for individuals, despite the transition to Linear A Levels.”

• Norwich School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 94.5pc

Steffan Griffiths, headmaster said: “The achievement for another year of 85% at grades A*-B confirms Norwich School’s standing as one of the country’s leading schools and demonstrates welcome consistency in a time of turbulence in the education sector. Our leavers’ hard work has enabled the vast majority to pursue chosen courses at their preferred universities; we congratulate everyone involved.”

• Notre Dame High School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 84.2pc

Brian Conway, headteacher: “We are all extremely pleased and proud of these superb A level results achieved by our students. The whole school community has worked hard to gain these excellent results and we are particularly pleased that 32% of grades are A* or A, 19 students have straight As and A*s and our nine Oxbridge candidates have all been offered places. We wish all our departing students the best for the future.”

Open Academy

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 77.5pc

Sarah Steele, director of sixth form said: “With the expansion of the sixth form at Open Academy, we are delighted with the results of our students. It is particularly pleasing to see an increase in the number of top grades. This has enabled students to move on to the next stage of their education, including taking up places at top universities. Well done to all of our students.”

• Ormiston Victory Academy

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 81pc

Principal of Ormiston Victory Academy, Naomi Palmer, said: “I am really proud to have seen such great success stories at our sixth form and we offer our sincere congratulations to every student and their families at Ormiston Victory. We look forward to keeping in touch with our alumni as they continue with their studies or begin their careers.”

• Paston Sixth Form College

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 78pc

Principal Kevin Grieve said: “A Gold medal performance from all the students and staff at Paston Sixth Form College. We are all very proud of what has been achieved.”

• Reepham College

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 87pc

Principal Mark Farrar said: “In May, OFSTED once again rated our sixth form as outstanding. These A level results confirm this judgement and reflect the hard work put in by a wonderful group of students, guided by an exceptional staff and fully supported by parents. The progress made from GCSE by this set of students has broken all previous records, and I would like to congratulate every single student, thank them for trusting us with their post-16 education, and wish them well in the next stages of their lives.”

•Saint Felix School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 80pc

St Felix headteacher James Harrison said: “I am extremely pleased that they have all got their first choice universities. And year 12 AS results are very strong and should be as good if not better for next year.”

Sheringham High School and Sixth Form

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 82pc

Headteacher Dr Andrew Richardson: “A very pleasing increase of 7pc on last year which shows how hard the students have worked and how well they have been supported and guided by staff and a wonderfully encouraging parent body. Students are off to Cambridge, Russell Group universities and other outstanding establishments and avenues of work and study with results which reflect their commitment and the caring, intimate atmosphere at Sheringham. We continue to show a track record of strong achievement. All departments can boast some fantastic results.”

• Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 80pc

Rebecca Handley Kirk, principal: “I’m delighted that we have maintained some of the best results in the county with our second year of results, including another Oxbridge place and several other great university placements. It really shows the benefit to our students of our maths, science, and computing specialisms.”

• Sir John Leman High School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 71pc

Michael Taylor, headteacher said: “A fantastic day for Sir John Leman High School; students excelled themselves and have outperformed our 2015 cohort who produced our best ever results and marks our year on-year improvements. Congratulations to all the students and staff for this superb achievement which allows most students to go to their university of choice or next phase of their learning journey.”

• Smithdon High School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 68pc

Headteacher, Paul Marsh, said: “It is always rewarding to see students achieve the success they deserve. In a competitive world, our Sixth Form students are preparing themselves well for university, apprenticeships and the world of work. I would like to thank the school staff and – of course – the parents who have supported them through their studies with us, and I wish them all well with the next stage of their careers.”

• Springwood High School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 82pc

George Pettitt, director of sixth Form said “These results show the hard work of the students at Springwood and are very well deserved. We have worked on the whole sixth form experience. The EPQ and Duke of Edinburgh results, combined with excellent academic achievement, will really help our young people leave us with the brightest possible futures.”

• Sprowston Community High School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 67pc

Andrew John, headteacher, said: “We have a lot of very happy students collecting their results today – congratulations to each and every one of them on their individual successes and to their families for their support; I wish them health and happiness as they embark on university courses or other choices.

“Special thanks to Rebecca Dawbarn (Head of Sixth Form) who has yet again led our large Sixth Form exceptionally well with her tutors, subject leaders and teachers. All departments can boast some excellent results, strengthening our vibrant A Level provision. We are delighted that 36% have achieved A*-B grades, and 99% have gained A*-E grades.”

• Taverham High

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 71pc

Carol Dallas, headteacher, said: “Congratulations to all our hardworking students. Specialist, dedicated teachers and high quality guidance has supported all students to achieve record results at Taverham High School. 46% of grades were at A*-B significantly exceeding the target grades.

“The results for all will mean that places are secured at university and further education and we wish them all every success in their futures.”

• Thetford Academy

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 71pc

Adrian Ball, principal: “We are very pleased with this year’s results and proud of the work our students and staff have put in to achieve them.”

• Thetford Grammar School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 81pc

Headmaster Mark S. Bedford: “As the Headmaster of one of the oldest schools in the country, I am exceptionally pleased for our departing students and, of course, their families. This is a real testament to our young people’s determination and hard work, and the dedication and commitment of all our staff. I am mindful that these students lead rich and fulfilling lives: their academic success comes alongside many notable achievements in music, sport, the creative arts and community involvement.”

• Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 83.2pc

Ian Clayton, principal, said: “In another year of changes in the system, the overwhelming majority of our students can feel very proud that they have achieved what they require in order for them to progress successfully onto the next stage, be that employment or university. The courses with vocational content have achieved exceedingly well, bringing the highest levels of success to those following full time programmes or combining these with A levels.

“Again, these have provided excellent routes into higher education alongside those on pure A level programmes who always achieve well. Congratulations to our students, their teachers and their parents.”

•University Technical College Norfolk

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 52pc (including A-Level equivalents)

Alex Hayes, principal, University Technical College Norfolk: “We are delighted by our first set of Engineering results, which our students are celebrating today alongside their A Level achievements. 61.7pc of UTC Norfolk students achieved a Distinction grade for the BTEC Engineering Diploma and 57.1pc achieved a Distinction grade for the BTEC Advanced Subsidiary Diploma.

“Additionally, many of our students will leave us with the equivalent of 4 A Levels. These results have enabled our students to take up a wide range of university and apprenticeship places. Our mission is to develop tomorrow’s engineering and technology specialists and that is exactly what we are doing. Congratulations go to our students, staff and parents for all their hard work.”

• Wisbech Grammar School

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 75pc

Headmaster, Mr Chris Staley, said: “We are delighted with the results this year and once again more than a quarter of the year group have achieved either A*s or As. 75% of pupils have been awarded A*-C grades overall and this testament to their hard work and the support given to them by the superb teachers at Wisbech Grammar as well as their parents who have been with them every step of the journey.”

• Wymondham College

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 81pc

Principal Jonathan Taylor said: “Congratulations to our Year 13 students on an excellent set of results. 32% of grades were A* or A and the overall average grade is a B. We can confirm 7 Oxbridge places and an incredible 134 students achieved 1 or more A grade.

“We are delighted that so many of our students have secured their first choice University. Our AS results are also very strong, with 30 students securing 4 A grades, which bodes well for next summer too.”

• Wymondham High Academy Trust

Percent of A-levels graded A*-C: 80.2pc

Victoria Dinwoodie, Vice Principal: “Many congratulations to our A-level students and staff who have worked extremely hard and had their efforts rewarded. With six places at Oxbridge secured and over 31% of grades at A or A*, our students have a bright future ahead. We are also very proud of our AS-level students whose grades are particularly strong this year and prepare them well for Y13.”

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