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Hard work, skilled teaching and dedicated support lead to excellent exam results

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Long Road students are celebrating an excellent crop of results today , with an overall A level pass rate of 96.2%, 60.5% achieving A*-C and 31.1% attaining A*-B.

“We are delighted that our students have done so well,” says Heather Chambers, Vice Principal. “Our overall pass rate exceeds last year’s total, and there have been excellent results across the curriculum.”

In Travel and Tourism, 56% of students achieved A*-B. American History students clocked up 51.3% whilst European History students were close behind with 46.9%. English Literature students achieved 48.4%, and all three English A levels had an 100% pass rate. Art & Design maintained its strong position with 53.3% attaining A*-B.

Science subjects performed extremely well, with 36.3% attaining A*-B in Biology, 30.6% in Chemistry and 26.1% in Physics.

Religious Studies, Design Technology, Geography and Philosophy all got over 40% A*-B.

Overall, almost half our courses had 100% pass rate.

Christine Sherwin, College Principal, comments: “I and the rest of the senior team at Long Road Sixth Form College offer students our congratulations that their hard work has been rewarded. Many thanks also to our staff, whose skilled teaching and dedicated support underpin this high performance. We wish our students every success in their further studies and careers. We hope they leave with very fond memories of their time at the College, and that they will keep in touch and return to inspire the students who follow them.”

Full results will be posted on our website in mid-September.

Left: Fiona Middleton with her Biology teacher Chris Graham. Fiona achieved a distinction in her 12-unit Health and Social Care Level 3 Diploma and Grade A in both Biology and Use of Maths A level.

Right: Hollie Pownall-Anderson, who has the grades she needed to study Veterinary Medicine at the University of Nottigham. We will share our other good news stories as we confirm them.