STUDENTS from Nailsea School have achieved "remarkable success" in their A levels and their vocational courses.

Pupils received their results today (Thursday, August 17).

Dee Elliott, headteacher, said: "I am immensely proud of the remarkable success seen today.

North Somerset Times: Students did have their learning disrupted by Covid.Students did have their learning disrupted by Covid. (Image: Nailsea School)

"Students' hard work, dedication and the exceptional support from teachers and families have truly paid off.

"The accomplishments of our students today are just the beginning of some very bright futures and I wish all of our alumni well in the next stage of their education, training or employment."

North Somerset Times: A levels can be extremely stressful.A levels can be extremely stressful. (Image: Nailsea School)

Here's some success stories:

  • Mikey A achieved A*, A*, A*, A and is due to start a Mechanical and Electrical Engineering degree.
  • Rebecca Bidwell secured A*, A*, A and will begin a Fine Art degree in Bristol.
  • Rosie H opened her envelope to see she had received A*, A*, A and will be going to Manchester to study Geography.
  • Thomas H having gained A*, A, B will also start a Geography degree in Bristol.
  • Keara H completed her Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care and gained D*, D*, D* before starting her midwifery course at UWE.
  • Caitlyn K will take her A*, A, A as she starts her Law Degree at Bristol.
  • Eddie R could not have done any better with his 3 A*s and will start his Aerospace Engineering degree in Bath.

North Somerset Times: These grades will determine where these students will go to university.These grades will determine where these students will go to university. (Image: Nailsea School)

David Truan, assistant headteacher and the head of the sixth form, added: "Although inevitably today is about academic outcomes, it is important to acknowledge the remarkable progress and growth of our year 13 students throughout their time at Nailsea - not just in academic but also in vocational, sporting and creative pursuits.

"It has been truly inspiring to witness their commitment to their chosen fields and the sixth form team are confident that today's achievements will serve as a strong foundation for their future endeavours.

"Today has only added to the belief that our sixth form provides an excellent platform for students to develop their skills and prepare for higher education or future careers."

If you haven't quite got the grades you needed, you are urged to take a look at the UCAS clearing system to see what places are available.