Students celebrate top A-level success across the county

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Students acoss the county have been celebrating today (Thursday August 16) as A-level results have been revealed.

Schools and colleges have reported excellent results with large percentages of students passing with top grades.

Whilst many Christ’s Hospital (near Horsham) students were reading straight As on their results papers this morning, one student was particularly relieved to see he had surpassed the set criteria to attend the university he’s always strived for.

Oskar Schortz, 18, from Hartfield, gained two A* and two A’s in Archeology, History, Geography and German, meaning he has achieved higher than the expected results to secure a place studying Archeology at Cambridge.

Almost all students from The Weald School passed in all subjects and are celebrating the best A-level results in the school’s 56-year history this morning.

More than 99 per cent of all subjects were passed, with more than one in three of those were either A* or As.

Meanwhile 81 per cent of all grades at were at A*- C, and 60 per cent of all grades at A*-B.

Horsham’s College of Richard Collyer has hailed its record-breaking exam results as bucking the national trend.

Students have excelled with an A2 pass rate of 99 per cent, with 60 per cent achieving grades at A*/B, the college’s best ever performance.

Photography, Dance, Chemistry, Spanish, Computing, Classics, Music and Further Maths all had 100 per cent pass rates.

Students celebrated excellent results at Our Lady of Sion School in Worthing, with half of the year group gaining A* and A grades.

100 per cent of exams sat at the faith school in Gratwicke Road were passed, with 78.7 per cent of exam candidates achieving grades A* to B, and 92.6 per cent achieving A* to C grades.

Another set of outstanding exam results was celebrated at Steyning Grammar School with a 98 per cent pass rate.

The school’s sixth-form college entered 218 candidates at A-level with 24 per cent of all entries achieving an A* or A grade.

In 26 subjects the college achieved a 100 per cent pass rate and the overall 98 per cent rate was just one per cent lower than last year’s results.

Students from the Chichester High Schools Sixth Form are jumping for joy after collecting their A-level results.

Forty per cent of students achieved A*-B grades at A-level with 96 per cent achieving grades A*-E.