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Fantastic A Level Results for 2016

KEVICC students and staff are celebrating another year of very successful A-level results.

For the fourth year running, over 50% of all A-level grades have been awarded at the highest grades of A* to B.

52% of all A-levels sat were awarded grades A*to B, whilst 99% of all A-levels were passed with grades A* to E.

“We always talk about what a privilege it is to work alongside our students, and seeing all their hard work, resilience and determination come to fruition is always one of high points of being a teacher” said College Principal, Alan Salt. “There are so many individual stories behind these results; young people who attained the very highest academic grades across the board; those who have met and exceeded their targets; those who overcome all manner of obstacles to be successful. As a comprehensive college, we know how important all of their successes are, and how they help our students move into higher education and out into the world”.

Alan Salt also praised staff for their contribution to students’ success. “This year KEVICC teachers and support staff have had to cope with many courses having different specifications at AS and A level, whilst at the same time facing massive changes to GCSE courses, as well as planning for the end of national curriculum levels for younger students. To have managed these changes alongside supporting students to get such a strong set of A level results is testimony to their professionalism and dedication”.

Amongst our successes this year were 7 students who achieved A*-A grades in all their subjects and are set to take up places in higher education including Russell Group universities and Oxford. Maths and English enjoyed another year of especially strong results, including 8 A* grades for the A level Mathematics students.