Round up of 2013 A-level results from across our region

Sheringham High A-level results 2013. Left to right, Fern Kerrison, 18, Jamie Kowalyk, 18, Stephen R

Sheringham High A-level results 2013. Left to right, Fern Kerrison, 18, Jamie Kowalyk, 18, Stephen Rawlings, 18, James Mitchell, 18. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

The full round-up of results and reaction from across the region.

• ATTLEBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL

A-level pass rate: A*-C: 68pc (72) (64)

AS-level pass rate: A-C: unavailable A-level pass rate A*-E: 98pc (97) (96)


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AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

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'We are, as ever, immensely proud of the achievements of our students, many of whom have recorded truly outstanding grades this year. We have had a record number of A2 passes at A* to E and ten students have achieved 'Norfolk Scholar' status. This cohort has produced very creditable results and they can feel justly proud of themselves.' Neil McShane, headteacher.

• BUNGAY HIGH

A-level pass rate (A*-C): 72pc (64) (60)

AS level pass rate (A*-C): Unavailable

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

AS-level pass rate (A*-E): Unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-levels: unavailable

'We are delighted with the way that the staff and students worked so well together given the changes that have taken place this year after school reorganisation.' Headteacher Sean O'Neill

• CITY ACADEMY NORWICH

A-level pass rate A*-C: 60pc (30) (unavailable)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable (65) (unavailable)

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

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable (100) (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 80pc

'We are delighted with the performance of our students, with a 100% pass rate in their A2 exams, most at the higher end grades. Plus, a first for the Academy, we have seen a number of our students this year achieving A and A* grades.' David Brunton, principal.

• CITY COLLEGE NORWICH

A-level pass rate A*-C: 58pc (65) (63)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 51pc (51) (unavailable)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 95pc (98) (98)

AS-level pass rate A-E: 86pc (86) (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'We are extremely pleased with the numbers getting into their first choice of university and we wish all of our students the very best as they progress on from City College Norwich.' Steve Guratsky, head of sixth form centre.

• CITY OF NORWICH SCHOOL

A-level pass rate A*-C: 73pc (74) (69)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-level pass rate A*-E: 99pc (98) (95)

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 91pc

'We are all thrilled with another set of excellent A level results including 17 students achieving straight A*/A grades and five successful Oxbridge candidates. Our students are a credit to themselves and everyone at CNS is proud of our students achievements.' Jim Nixon, headteacher.

• COLLEGE OF WEST ANGLIA

A-level pass rate A*-C: 66.5pc (73.5) (62.5)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 38.4pc (43.8) (43)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 98pc (98) (96.1)

AS-level pass rate A-E: 81pc (81.9) (80)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 64pc

'We are very proud of our students' achievements. They again reflect both the hard work and dedication of our students and the high quality of teaching and learning in our college. I offer my congratulations to all our students and staff on their success.' David Pomfret, principal.

• DEREHAM SIXTH FORM COLLEGE

A-level pass rate A*-C: 77pc (83) (81)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 56 (65) (67)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 100pc (100) (99)

AS-level pass rate A-E: 91 (98) (93)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 80pc

'I am really thrilled with the A2s. there has been a slight dip from last year, but last year was an exceptionally strong year. The vast majority of students have got into their first choice universities, and that is the result of a lot of hard work by everybody.' Phyllis O'Grady, college director

• DISS HIGH SCHOOL

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 78pc (unavailable)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 100pc (99pc) (99pc)

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'I am delighted with the success of our students most of whom have already had their university places confirmed.' Jan Hunt, headteacher.

• DOWNHAM MARKET ACADEMY

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 65pc (65) (70)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 95pc (96) (97)

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable

'I am delighted for all the students, they have worked so hard and they really deserve their success. I would like to wish them all the best for their next step, whether it is in education or employment.' Peter Salt, vice-principal

• EAST NORFOLK SIXTH FORM COLLEGE

A Level Pass Rate A*-C: 71pc (72pc) (73pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A Level Pass Rate A*-E: 98pc (98pc) (99pc)

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'We are delighted that yet again as the largest centre for A levels in the county, our A level and BTEC results are outstanding.' Daphne King, principal.

• ELY COLLEGE SIXTH FORM CENTRE

A-level pass rate A*-C: 83pc (55pc) (unavailable)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 93pc (unavailable)

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

AS-level pass rate A-E: 93pc (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'I would like to congratulate all students collecting their results today. They should be very proud of their achievements.' Mark Sirot-Smith, director of Ely College Sixth Form.

• FAKENHAM COLLEGE

A-level pass rate A*-C: 73pc (76pc) (73pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 50pc (51pc) (52pc)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 100pc (99pc) (99pc)

AS-level pass rate A-E: 87pc (86pc) (84pc)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 77pc

'I am really pleased for all of our students on their individual achievements, with every student who wanted to go to university securing a place. This is something we take great pride in as an inclusive college focussed on realising the potential of each and every student who studies with us.' Matthew Parr-Burman, headteacher.

• GRESHAM'S SCHOOL, HOLT

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 90pc (85pc) (87pc)

AS-Level pass rate A-C: 72pc (77pc) (71pc)

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 100pc (100pc) (99pc)

AS-Level pass rate A-E: 94pc (95pc) (95pc)

Percentage of pupils with three A level passes: 97pc

'I am delighted with this year's A-level results which reflected a great deal of hard work and commitment from both students and staff. In particular the 18.9pc A* grades and 75.8pc of grades at A*-B was most commendable given the reported fall in top grades nationally this year.' Philip John, headmaster.

• HARTISMERE SCHOOL, EYE

(The school chose not to disclose its results)

• HELLESDON HIGH

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 78pc (74pc) (77pc)

AS-Level pass rate A-C: 59pc (52pc) (54pc)

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 99pc (100pc) (99pc)

AS-Level pass rate A-E: 90pc (82pc) (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'We are delighted. It's an improvement on last year and I can only ask people to get better at what they are doing.' Gerard Batty, headteacher.

• HETHERSETT OLD HALL SCHOOL

A-level pass rate A*-C 67pc (84pc) (65pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-level pass rate A*-E 94pc (100pc) (100pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'We are delighted that almost a quarter of our students got at least one A*, and all the girls who applied were accepted into their first choice of university.' Steve Crump, headteacher.

• HEWETT SCHOOL

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 67pc (69pc) (63pc)

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 97pc (95pc) (94pc)

AS-Level pass rate A-C: 47pc (44pc) (40pc)

AS-Level pass rate A-E: 83pc (77pc) (80pc)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'Once again, our results have improved, beating last year's record results. We are very pleased. Our staff and students worked very hard over the last two years and it is really gratifying to see so many successes.' Rob Anthony, senior associate headteacher.

• ICENI ACADEMY

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 60pc (53pc) (53pc)

AS-Level pass rate A-C: 20pc (44pc) (unavailable)

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 99pc (94pc) (94pc)

AS_Level pass rate A-E: 54pc (79pc) (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A level passes: 81pc

• KING EDWARD VII SCHOOL, KING'S LYNN

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 64pc (64pc) (67pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 97pc (98pc) (96pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'To hold our own when it is more difficult for students to achieve the top grades makes this a very pleasing set of results. We are really pleased for the students.' Mike Douglass, principal.

• KING'S SCHOOL, ELY

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 83pc (80pc) (unavailable)

AS-Level pass rate A-C: 93pc (unavailable)

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 99pc (99pc) (unavailable)

AS-Level pass rate A-E: 93pc (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'We are delighted with the achievements of our young people again this year. Their hard work has reaped just reward and I congratulate them, together with the teachers who have supported them through the process.' Sue Freestone, principal.

• KING'S LYNN ACADEMY

67pc of grades at King's Lynn Academy were at A-C level for the Upper Sixth, with an overall 80pc pass rate.

'Many students have exceeded their targets in these exams and are now continuing on to university places. Every student who applied to university got their first or insurance place, which is great news.' Craig Morrison, principal.

• LANGLEY SCHOOL, LODDON

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 82pc (79pc) (80pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 100pc (100pc) (99pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-Levels: 82pc

'We are delighted with the A-level results gained this year and they are a true testament of the hard work and dedication of both students and staff.' Dominic Findlay, headteacher.

• LOWESTOFT SIXTH FORM COLLEGE

A-Level pass rate A*-C: Unavailable (unavailable) (not applicable)

AS-Level pass rate A-C: Unavailable (unavailable) (not applicable)

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 97pc (97pc) (not applicable)

AS-Level pass rate A-E: 90pc (78pc) (not applicable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: Unavailable

'Our results have gone up and we are very proud, we are delighted. I am incredibly proud of our students and the work they and the teaching staff have done throughout the year.' Yolanda Botham, principal.

• MILDENHALL COLLEGE ACADEMY

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 48pc (62pc) (56pc)

AS-Level pass rate A-C: unavailable

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

AS-Level pass rate A-E: pc (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'This is a great set of results and the students must be congratulated on how hard they have worked. Our priority is to make sure that everyone gets a university place, apprenticeship or job offer.' Ms S Byles, principal.

• NORWICH HIGH

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 97pc (92pc) (93pc)

AS-Level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 99pc (100pc) (93pc)

AS-Level pass rate A-E: unavailable

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

'We are delighted that the hard work and talent of the girls, commitment and skill of the staff, and support of parents have been rewarded today with a fantastic set of results.' Jason Morrow, headmaster.

• NORWICH SCHOOL

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

AS-Level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-level pass rate A*-E: 100% (2012 - 100%) (2011 – 100%)

AS-Level pass rate A-E: unavailable

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

'With over a quarter of all grades at A* and two-thirds at A*-A, this has been another very strong examination performance and it is pleasing to see consistency of A2 success building up across the years.' Steffan Griffiths, headmaster

• NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL, NORWICH

A-level pass rate A*-C: 86pc (88pc) (86pc)

AS-Level pass rate A-C: unavailable

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

AS-Level pass rate A-E: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 86pc

'The whole Notre Dame community is really pleased with these superb results and we are proud of the achievements of our students.' Brian Conway, headteacher.

• OPEN ACADEMY (previously part of Kett Sixth Form Consortium)

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 43pc (not applicable)

AS-Level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 81pc (not applicable) (not applicable)

AS-Level pass rate A-E: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: not available

'One in four students have secured places at Russell Group universities. Moreover, all students have been able to progress in areas they want.' Nigel Youngman.

• ORMISTON VICTORY ACADEMY

A-Level pass rate A*-C: 80pc (80pc) (80pc)

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

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 99pc (98)

AS-Level pass rate A-E: unavailable (95pc) (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 89pc

'These are our best A-level results ever with the science results outstanding. I'm particularly pleased with our A*-A increase of 6pc as nationally the figure has fallen.' Rachel de Souza, executive principal

• PASTON SIXTH FORM COLLEGE

A-level pass rate A*-C: 74pc (73pc) (74pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 74pc (73pc) 63pc)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 98pc (98pc) (98pc)

AS-level pass rate A-E: 90pc (88pc) (93pc)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: not available

'Our 2013 results are again outstanding and I am very proud of all the students' and staff at the college.' Kevin Grieve, Principal

• REEPHAM COLLEGE

A-level pass rate A*-C: 82pc (85pc) (74pc)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 100pc (100pc) (99pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 70pc (unavailable)

AS-level pass rate A-E: 95pc (unavailable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 95pc

'Our students, who come from everywhere between Wells and Norwich, have achieved fantastic results. Almost 60pc of all grades were in the A*-B range.' Mark Farrar, principal.

• SEWELL SIXTH FORM (previously part of Kett Sixth Form Consortium)

A-level pass rate A*-C: unavailable (not applicable)

A-level pass rate A*-E: unavailable (not applicable)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 100pc (not applicable)

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable (not applicable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 84pc

'We are a small but fast growing ambitious sixth form with a determination to ensure students can study at the level that is appropriate for them. Our A-level results are only part of the picture, with students also enjoying success in equivalent vocational courses and also in Level 2 courses'. Gavin Bellamy, principal.

• ST FELIX SCHOOL, SOUTHWOLD

A-level pass rate A*-C: 86pc (62pc) (80pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable A-level pass rate A*-E: 98pc (97pc) (95pc)

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'We are really delighted with this year's results, which continue to confirm the very high academic standards our students achieve at Saint Felix.' Headmistress Fran D'Alcorn

• SHERINGHAM HIGH SIXTH FORM

A-level pass rate A*-C: 74pc (77pc) (72pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 45pc (61pc) (58pc)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 98pc (99pc) (99pc)

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable (88pc) (90pc)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 74pc

'We are very pleased with this year's A Level results - the percentage of students achieving A*-A and A* - B continues to rise, with maths and science being particularly strong. This reflects the incredible hard work of students and teachers alike.' Adam Cooke, director of sixth form

• SIR JOHN LEMAN HIGH, BECCLES

A-level pass rate A*-C: 60pc (66pc) (61pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-Level pass rate A*-E: 94pc (97pc) (96pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'Yet again we have seen a further improvement in our A level results with an increase in the percentage of our top A*-B grades.' Mike Wilson, deputy headteacher

• SMITHDON HIGH SCHOOL, HUNSTANTON

A-level pass rate A*-C: 67pc (58pc) (51pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

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

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'The school has made rapid progress in every area during the five years. The leap in the percentage of students gaining the highest grades at A-Level is excellent news for the school, as well as the students themselves.' Jon Goodchild, headteacher

• SPRINGWOOD HIGH SCHOOL, KING'S LYNN

Requested results not provided but A-level pass rate A*-B: 52pc

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-level pass rate A*-E: unavailable

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'We are very happy and it is a testament to the hard work of students and staff. I'm very pleased that, as far as I know, every child has got into their first choice university.' Andy Johnson, headteacher

• SPROWSTON HIGH (previously part of Kett Sixth Form Consortium)

A-level pass rate A*-C: 71pc (not applicable) (not applicable)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable (not applicable) (not applicable)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 96pc (not applicable) (not applicable)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable (not applicable) (not applicable)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'I am delighted with the results: A*-C is 4pc above target. I am very pleased for our students and thank them for their hard work. I am really grateful to families for their support, and to teachers and other support colleagues who have helped so much.' Andrew John, headteacher

• THETFORD ACADEMY

A-level pass rate A*-C: 42pc (56pc) (60pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-level pass rate A*-E: 99pc (100pc) (100pc)

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailable

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'It's very much what we were expecting with the increase in numbers. 'We are really proud of the students because this has been such a difficult year for the academy and they've just got on with it throughout.' Cathy Spillane, Principal

• THETFORD GRAMMAR SCHOOL

A-level pass rate A*-C: 87pc (90pc) (90pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

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

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailablePercentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'Even though there has been much talk about top grades being harder to achieve, Thetford Grammar School continued its consistent record of strong results.' Gareth Price, headmaster

• THOMAS CLARKSON ACADEMY, WISBECH

A-level pass rate A*-C: 55pc (49pc) (unavailable)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-level pass rate A*-E: 98pc (94pc) (pc)

AS-level pass rate A-E: unavailablePercentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'The results have improved, they are the best Thomas Clarkson has ever had. The sixth form is quite new to Thomas Clarkson Academy and credit should go to the College of West Anglia, whose staff have taught alongside our staff.' Clare Claxton, principal

• THORPE ST ANDREW SCHOOL AND SIXTH FORM

A-level pass rate A*-C: 64pc (74pc) (70pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

A-level pass rate A*-E: 99pc (97pc) (97pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: unavailable

Percentage gaining three A-Levels: 94pc

'The real success is that of our students; the high achievers top grades and those for whom the school has offered opportunities other institutions would not. 'Together we have unlocked potential, with the majority achieving results better or at least equal to their challenging targets.' Ian Clayton, principal

• WISBECH GRAMMAR

A-level pass rate A*-C: 89pc (81pc) (90pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 67pc (71pc) (63pc)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 100pc (97pc) (99pc)

AS-level pass rate A-E: 91pc (93pc) (86pc)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: 95pc

'In a year when we have been told that high grades would be harder to achieve it is fantastic to see that our upper sixth form students have performed at such a high level.' Nicholas Hammond, headmaster

• WYMONDHAM COLLEGE

The college chose not to disclose its A-level results.

• WYMONDHAM HIGH

A-level pass rate A*-C: 78pc (74pc) (76pc)

AS-level pass rate A-C: 56pc (63pc) (55pc)

A-level pass rate A*-E: 98pc (97pc) (97pc)

AS-level pass rate A-E: 88pc (91pc) (86pc)

Percentage of pupils gaining three A-level passes: unavailable

'This is another year of so many personal successes reflecting the hard work and dedication of our young people, staff and families. 'Results show yet another improvement on previous years.' Russell Boulton, principal

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