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A-level results 2019: Live list of results from Norfolk and Waveney

PUBLISHED: 09:02 15 August 2019 | UPDATED: 09:11 21 August 2019

Poppy Clarke, left, and Merewa Abdu with their results on A-Level results day at Sir Isaac Newton College, Norwich. Picture: Jamie Honeywood

Poppy Clarke, left, and Merewa Abdu with their results on A-Level results day at Sir Isaac Newton College, Norwich. Picture: Jamie Honeywood

Jamie Honeywood Archant Norwich Norfolk

Hundreds of students around Norfolk and Waveney are finding out their all-important A-level results today.

Sixth form and college students will discover more about their next steps, from university and college courses to apprenticeship or entry into the world of work.

This live list of results from schools in Norfolk and Waveney will be updated as results come in to us, appearing alphabetically. The headline figure is the percentage of A* to C grades, with figures in brackets indicating last year's results. While comparing like for like can be difficult, the comparison will give an indication of progress.

You can also search our table and interactive map of results to see how well your school or college did.

- Attleborough Academy Norfolk

Jazmine Smith, left, and Sylwia Gajek with their A-Level results at Notre Dame Sixth Form, Norwich. Picture: Jamie HoneywoodJazmine Smith, left, and Sylwia Gajek with their A-Level results at Notre Dame Sixth Form, Norwich. Picture: Jamie Honeywood

% of A* to C grades - 63pc (54pc)

Neil McShane, principal, said: "This year shows a significant increase for the academy in the number of students achieving the higher grades and another increase to the overall pass rate. Many congratulations to all our year 13 students for their hard work and commitment. Particular congratulations go to Alfie Holmes on his superb achievement of two A* grades, and two A grades. Many thanks also to all our staff for their dedication and professionalism and to our parents for their continuing support."

- Bungay High School

% of A* to C grades - 73pc (73pc)

Angelo Goduti, headteacher, said: "These are extremely strong results from a dynamic sixth form with an inclusive entry policy. We are extremely proud of our students' achievements and these results reflect their hard work, commitment and determination. 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

% of A* to C grades - 60pc (70pc)

Donna Howe, head of A-levels, said: "Congratulations to all our students on their A-level successes, which have seen the large majority secure their first choice university places. Overall our pass rates have been maintained, at 98pc, with a 100pc pass rate in the majority of subjects. I am extremely proud of our students and the fantastic support and inclusive ethos of our teachers who work tirelessly to support every single student."

Students celebrate A-level results at Paston College. Pictures: Victoria PertusaStudents celebrate A-level results at Paston College. Pictures: Victoria Pertusa

- City of Norwich School

% of A* to C grades - 73pc (79pc)

Jo Philpott, headteacher, said: "These excellent results, 26pc of which are the top grades of A*/A, are again testimony to the incredible hard work of our amazing students and teachers, with the support of parents and the wider CNS community. Our broad curriculum has ensured students are progressing to a wide range of courses and opportunities, including six students to Oxbridge and a further two to study medicine and veterinary science. The class of 2019 has been a life force of the school and deserve their excellent achievements."

- College of West Anglia

% of A* to C grades - 77pc (78pc)

David Pomfret, principal, said: "I am delighted with the outstanding A-level results we have achieved this year. For the second year running, we have achieved a pass rate of over 97pc, which is testament to the hard work, dedication and commitment of both our students and teaching staff. In addition, the number of students achieving top grades has been outstanding, with over 76pc achieving A* to C. We couldn't be prouder of all they have achieved during their time with us and we wish them every success in their future endeavours."

- Dereham Sixth Form College

Students at the College of West Anglia celebrate their A-Level results. From left to right, Cristiano Gomes, David Pomfret, Joanna Hamerlinska and Sasha Nurse. Picture: Ian BurtStudents at the College of West Anglia celebrate their A-Level results. From left to right, Cristiano Gomes, David Pomfret, Joanna Hamerlinska and Sasha Nurse. Picture: Ian Burt

% of A* to C grades - 74pc (81pc)

Jonathan Atkin, co-director, said: "We are delighted to see another great set of results for the students of Dereham Sixth Form College, particularly the percentage increase in our A* to A and A* to B results. In addition the number of Norfolk Scholars has risen. This year's results are a credit to the hard-working students and supportive parents. We are fortunate to have such well-qualified and dedicated teachers at the college. There are some fantastic performances in our A-levels as in our vocational courses. Our track record in helping students access the best universities and higher level apprenticeships continues and we would like to thank all students, parents, carers and staff for another wonderful year of support. We are very much looking forward to another positive year ahead."

- Diss High School

% of A* to C grades - 85pc (83pc)

Students celebrate A-level results at Paston College. Pictures: Victoria PertusaStudents celebrate A-level results at Paston College. Pictures: Victoria Pertusa

Dr Jan Hunt, headteacher, said: "Our sixth form students have worked incredibly hard. A-levels were more rigorous this year and students and staff are to be congratulated on a fabulous set of results. Nearly all of our students have already had their university places confirmed."

- Downham Market Academy

% of A* to C grades - 72pc (2017 - 72pc)

Clare Hargraves, head of sixth form, said: "We're really pleased with the students, 40pc got a top grade and it has been the best ever grades for the Downham Market sixth form. Students are off to universities such as Leeds and London to do subjects such as theoretical physics and literature. We're really proud of their achievements and based on the provisional results we believe to be amongst the highest performing sixth form in the local area."

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Diss High School students Natty Strange and Will Johnson
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2019A Level results Diss High School students Natty Strange and Will Johnson Byline: Sonya Duncan Copyright: Archant 2019

- East Norfolk Sixth Form College

% of A* to C grades - 75pc (75pc)

Dr Catherine Richards, principal, said: "I am absolutely delighted by this year's results. Our students have achieved fantastic grades, which is recognition for their hard work and determination to succeed and the dedication of our highly skilled staff to support our students and their aspirations."

Taverham High School students celebrate their A-Level results. Lily achieved 4 A grades in Chemistry, Biology, Maths and Physics; Jameelah achieved A Maths, Chemistry and Biology and an A* for her EPQ; Bethany achieved A* in English Lit and Psychology and an A in English Language; Hannah gained a B in Media and Photography and a C in Art. Picture: Taverham High SchoolTaverham High School students celebrate their A-Level results. Lily achieved 4 A grades in Chemistry, Biology, Maths and Physics; Jameelah achieved A Maths, Chemistry and Biology and an A* for her EPQ; Bethany achieved A* in English Lit and Psychology and an A in English Language; Hannah gained a B in Media and Photography and a C in Art. Picture: Taverham High School

- Fakenham Sixth Form

% of A* to C grades - 73pc (72pc)

Richard Evans, principal, said: "At Fakenham Sixth Form we are incredibly proud of the results our students have achieved. We have seen an increase in students achieving top grades (A*/A) and an overall pass rate of 100pc. This year we have more students than ever gaining places at the top universities. We are also proud of the commitment and dedication our students have shown in their extra-curricular endeavours, through international study trips, raising money for local and national charities, and supporting students in Fakenham Academy. We wish them all the best in their future studies and careers."

- Gresham's School

Students at the College of West Anglia celebrate their A-Level results. From left to right, Sasha Kitching, Summer Rostron, Bethany Walker, Danielle Goodale. Picture: Ian BurtStudents at the College of West Anglia celebrate their A-Level results. From left to right, Sasha Kitching, Summer Rostron, Bethany Walker, Danielle Goodale. Picture: Ian Burt

% of A* to C grades - 80pc (78pc)

Douglas Robb, headmaster, said: "Congratulations to all our upper sixth pupils. Every student has worked tremendously hard, and we wish them all the best as they embark on a breadth of new adventures."

- Hartismere School and Sixth Form College

% of A* to C grades - 89pc (86pc)

A-Level results day at Sir Isaac Newton College, Norwich. Picture: Jamie HoneywoodA-Level results day at Sir Isaac Newton College, Norwich. Picture: Jamie Honeywood

James McAtear, headmaster, 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

% of A* to C grades - 61pc (86pc)

Tom Rolfe, principal, said: "Many congratulations to all the year 13 students on their A-Level and BTEC level three results. It truly reflects all the hard work and dedication that the students have put in and the fantastic academic and pastoral support they have received over the last two years. From all the staff at Hellesdon High, we wish them well for the future, be it at university, apprenticeships or the world of work."

Students celebrate A-level results at Paston College. Pictures: Victoria PertusaStudents celebrate A-level results at Paston College. Pictures: Victoria Pertusa

- Hethersett Old Hall School

% of A* to C grades - 57pc (2017 - 73pc)

Stephen Crump, headmaster, said: "A very good set of results from our sixth formers; all have achieved their first choice places at university."

From left, Jason Yan, George Latoy and Michael Taiwo with their A-Level results at Notre Dame Sixth Form, Norwich. Picture: Jamie HoneywoodFrom left, Jason Yan, George Latoy and Michael Taiwo with their A-Level results at Notre Dame Sixth Form, Norwich. Picture: Jamie Honeywood

- INTO UEA Newton Programme

% of A* to C grades - 97pc (96pc)

Jodi Kent, Newton A-level programme manager, said: "This has been another fantastic year on the Newton A level Programme, with exceptional results from our very talented students. We are so proud of all they have achieved and these results are testimony to all of their hard work and that of the academic and non-academic teams that have supported them along the way. We look forward to seeing them progress onto many top Universities this year including Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, UCL and many medical schools."

- Jane Austen College

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Diss High School 
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2019A Level results Diss High School Byline: Sonya Duncan Copyright: Archant 2019

% of A* to C grades - 82pc (88pc)

David Thomas, principal, said: "We are very proud of our students' excellent results today. This year we have students going off to Oxbridge, to conservatoires, and to degree level apprenticeships. With success like this behind them we know that they will be going on to great things in their futures."

- King Edward VII Academy

% of A* to C grades - 66pc (61pc)

Year 13 students opening their A-Level results at the Sir John Leman Sixth Form.Year 13 students opening their A-Level results at the Sir John Leman Sixth Form.

Sarah Hartshorn, principal, said: "I am delighted that we have improved for the second year running. This represents the dedication of the sixth form staff and their provision of high quality advice and guidance to the pupils. We look forward to continuing to improve on these results."

- Langley School

% of A* to C grades - 78pc (77pc)

Dominic Findlay, headmaster, said: "We are all delighted with the results gained by our leaving year 13 students this year. We have seen an increase across the board in all areas and are especially pleased that our A* to A percentage has increased to 34pc. We wish all our students, whatever their pathway may be, the best of luck for the future and would like to thank them all for their contribution to school life over the past few years."

Sixth form students on the INTO UEA Newton Programme celebrate the end of their A-levels. Picture: INTO UEASixth form students on the INTO UEA Newton Programme celebrate the end of their A-levels. Picture: INTO UEA

- Lowestoft Sixth Form College

% of A* to C grades - 74pc (80pc)

Stuart Rimmer, chief executive, said: "Lowestoft Sixth Form College students stand out. For the second year running we have an A-Level pass rate of 99pc. Our students are fantastic and should be proud of all their hard work. Since the merger, Lowestoft Sixth Form College is proudly part of East Coast College where we understand the importance of giving local residents the best possible start. A special well done should be given to all our staff and to the students' parents whose contribution should not be forgotten."

Arya Jyothi and Sophie Cooper, 18, after getting their A-Level Results at East Norfolk Sixth Form College in Gorleston. Picture: Daniel Hickey.Arya Jyothi and Sophie Cooper, 18, after getting their A-Level Results at East Norfolk Sixth Form College in Gorleston. Picture: Daniel Hickey.

- Mildenhall College Academy

% of A* to C grades - 62pc (64pc)

Susan Byles, principal, said: "The percentage of students achieving the higher grades of A* to C has increased from last year and is at its highest level for three years. This is testament to the hard work of the students and the skills and dedication of their specialist teachers. We believe that all students deserve the chance to reach for the highest academic success and we are delighted when we see this achieved in such excellent results."

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- Neale-Wade Academy

% of A* to C grades - 74pc (57pc)

Dr Carole Spibey, head of sixth form, said: "Once again we are delighted that the hard work and effort shown by our students has been rewarded with excellent grades across both A-level and vocational subjects. These are challenging qualifications and we are delighted that they can progress with confidence onto the next chapter in their lives. We wish them every success in their futures ahead."

- Nicholas Hamond Academy

Wilf Offord, 18, after getting his A-Level Results at East Norfolk Sixth Form College in Gorleston. Picture: Daniel Hickey.Wilf Offord, 18, after getting his A-Level Results at East Norfolk Sixth Form College in Gorleston. Picture: Daniel Hickey.

% of A* to C grades - 40pc (62pc)

Mark Woodhouse, principal, said: "The general improvements in results from last year, especially a significant increase in the overall pass rate, are always pleasing to see. The students should rightly be proud of their achievements and we are pleased that we have been able to provide them with the opportunity to succeed, given their various and diverse starting points. We wish our students well with all their future endeavours."

- Norwich High School for Girls

% of A* to C grades - 79pc (88pc)

Kirsty von Malaisé, headmistress, said: "We are all so proud of all the girls' individual performances and all that they have brought to our school community and congratulate them and the staff on their results. There have been so many delighted faces this morning as girls have gained places on their preferred higher education courses. They have achieved all this whilst being fully engaged in extraordinary extra-curricular opportunities and initiatives such as our Inspiring Females programme, and this wonderful cohort will be sorely missed. We look forward to hearing about their ongoing successes in the very near future."

- Norwich School

% of A* to C grades - 96pc (94pc)

Steffan Griffiths, headmaster, said: "Behind the excellent headline figures for the cohort of 60pc A* to A and 86pc A* to B are many terrific individual performances. Norwich School tries hard to tailor opportunities and customise support for each pupil and family to help them on their particular journey. It is therefore wonderful to see our leavers now being rewarded with results which open up their preferred ongoing destination. I am thrilled for them and their hard-working teachers, offering heartfelt congratulations to all."

- Notre Dame High School

% of A* to C grades - 80pc (81pc)

Neil Cully, head of school, said: "We are all extremely pleased and proud of our students and the very strong A level results they achieved. The whole school community has worked hard to gain these results. We are particularly pleased that 23pc of grades are A*/A. We are also delighted to have five Oxbridge candidates and four medicine students who have been successful in securing places. We wish all our departing hard-working students the very best for their futures."

- Open Academy

% of A* to C grades - 62pc (73pc)

Jon Ford, principal, said: "I would like to congratulate both students and their teachers for all their hard work and dedication in achieving these results. I am delighted that so many students have achieved so much through the Open Academy sixth form and I along with all the staff want to wish them well for the next steps in their career."

- Ormiston Victory Academy

% of A* to C grades - 70pc (77pc)

Richard Timm, head of sixth form, said: "I would like to congratulate our students on a wonderful set of results. I'm proud all students at Lord Nelson Sixth Form, whose hard work and dedication over the past two years has paid off with some fantastic outcomes. I wish them all the best for their future studies and chosen careers and thank the staff for their dedication."

- Paston College

% of A* to C grades - 79pc (75pc)

Dean Crosbie, head of A-levels, said: "We are proud of the achievements of all our students, which are a credit to the hard work they have put in over the last two years. This has resulted in some exceptional individual results and an overall increase in the number of A*, A and B grades achieved. We wish all Paston College students the very best as they prepare to move on to a wide range of brilliant destinations, which includes seven offers of Oxbridge places and some incredible apprenticeship opportunities."

- Reepham College

% of A* to C grades - 76pc (91pc)

Helen McGuinness, college director, said: "As we mark our 10th year as an Ofsted-rated outstanding college, we once again celebrate the tremendous results of our students, 27pc of whom achieved an A* or A grade. This is a reflection of both their exceptional hard work and the excellent level of pastoral and academic support provided by staff. Our students start the next exciting stage of their lives as capable, mature and well-rounded young people."

- Saint Felix School

% of A* to C grades - 78pc (73pc)

James Harrison, headmaster, said: "These results reflect the outstanding teaching and learning experience available to our students. Saint Felix students come in all different shapes and sizes, and it is pleasing to see such sustained success across so many academic departments."

- Sheringham High School

% of A* to C grades - 60pc (73pc)

Andrew Richardson, headteacher, said: "This has been a year of outstanding A-level results for this small cohort with standout results for subjects like art, English, history, DT [design technology], biology, media and photography. Nearly a quarter achieved A* to B grades. We are extremely proud of the grades achieved and the students' ability to add value beyond their target grades, fully reflecting their hard work and commitment, and the fantastic, individualised support from staff and parents. All of our students are going to their universities and 10pc qualify as Norfolk Scholars. We maintain an excellent results track record."

- Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form College

% of A* to C grades - 80pc (75pc)

Chris Jennings, principal, said: "We are really proud of our students and their results. We have seven students in to Oxbridge with many other students gaining places at top universities or top apprenticeships. Our students have worked extremely hard and fully deserve these successes."

- Sir John Leman High School

* of A* to C grades - 71pc (65pc)

Michael Taylor, headteacher, said: "Students from our school will be taking up places at top universities across the country such as UEA, Nottingham and Durham, others embarking on quality apprenticeships with employers such as Lovewell Blake, Mott MacDonald and Morgan Sindall. Many personal bests have been achieved: students exceeding personal targets and thus attaining their desired next steps in life. Staff and students working hard together in a supportive and collaborative ethos has seen great success this summer and we are proud of the class of 2019! Well done."

- Springwood High School

% of A* to C grades - 78pc (73pc)

Andrew Johnson, executive headteacher, said: "A fantastic set of results at Springwood, our C and above is 78pc, an improvement from last year and one of the best ever in the school's history."

- Sprowston Community Academy

% of A* to C grades - 59pc (67pc)

Liz Wood, head of school, said: "Well done to all of our students collecting A-level and BTEC results today. There are some exceptional results and our students and their families should be very proud of their achievements. Huge thanks to all the academic and pastoral staff who have supported this fantastic group of students. We wish all our students well in their future destinations."

- Taverham High School

% of A* to C gardes - 67pc (69pc)

Carol Dallas, headteacher, said: "Congratulations to all our students and the families who have supported them. We are exceptionally happy with the results gained by our students, due to their hard work and commitment throughout their two years of study. They were a fantastic set of individuals and it was and absolute pleasure to teach them. Taverham High School sixth form continues to improve year on year and has bucked the national trend by increasing its A-Level results at the top grades thanks to our dedicated students and team of staff. We wish our students every success in their future and look forward to watching them flourish as they take their next steps."

- Thetford Academy

% of A* to C grades - 50pc (50pc)

Dan Carter, principal, said: "I would like to congratulate our year 13 students on their successes today. There are some impressive and well deserved individual results, reflecting the hard work of students and the support of their families and our staff. A number of subject areas have shown strong performances and improvements, including languages, history, maths and physics. We have continued our track record of good results in vocational and practical qualifications too. We wish all of our year 13 students every success for the future."

- Thetford Grammar School

% of A* to C grades - 92pc (85pc)

Michael Brewer, headmaster, said: "It is a pleasure to share in our students' successes and excitement about their futures and to hear personally from them how big a difference attending Thetford Grammar School has made to their aspirations. These results reflect the tremendous diligence of our students, their scholarship and tenacity as well as the unstinting support and inspiration of their teachers."

- Thorpe St Andrew Sixth Form

% of A* to C grades - 81pc (81pc)

Ian Clayton, principal, said: "We offer the widest range of A-level and technical qualifications. Combining these with our outstanding enrichment and support programmes from our staff ensures each student achieves the grades they need for university or employment. This cohort contributed extensively in shaping the true community that is our school as well as gaining results that will again be in the top 10pc nationally."

- University Technical College Norfolk

% of A* to C grades - 67pc (71pc)

Alex Hayes, principal, said: "These results have enabled our students to take-up a wide range of exciting apprenticeship offers and university places and we, once again, anticipate a 100pc progression rate for our leavers. It is also clear that degree apprenticeships - rather than traditional university routes - are rapidly becoming the preferred choice for our students. Congratulations to students, staff and parents for all their hard work."

- Wymondham College

% of A* to C grades - 83pc (84pc)

Dan Browning, headteacher, said: "I am absolutely delighted for our students having achieved such outstanding results. The number of students gaining A*/A grades has increased and 40pc achieved at least one A*/A grade. This means that again, we are one of the highest attaining non-selective schools in the country. Our progress levels were the highest in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk last year and it looks like it is even higher this year based on the provisional data. Our students and staff work extremely hard and the culture of the college is such that we expect outstanding attainment and progress every year. Our students leave with excellent results, but they also leave as confident young leaders and it is the extra-curricular programme, sporting opportunities and leadership experience that our young people enjoy that are an equally important part of their educational journey. I am also extremely proud of those students who have secured their places at Oxford and Cambridge."

- Wymondham High Academy

% of A* to C grades - 78pc (86pc)

Jonathan Rockey, principal, said: "Once again, the students at Wymondham High have produced another exceptional set of examination results. We were incredibly proud that a quarter of our students' grades were A*/A. Behind every set of examination results there is a personal story of hard work, commitment and perseverance, which we are keen to celebrate. We are absolutely delighted that the hard work of the students has been rewarded with these marvellous results. We are all very proud."

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