Celebrations at Nailsea School

PUPILS and staff at Nailsea School are celebrating after another year of outstanding A-level results.

Twenty-three per cent of grades were A* or A and 74 per cent of pupils achieved A*-C grades.

Some of the highest achievers were Thomas Connock, Thomas Howe, Hamish Walker, Leonie Rabie, Rosalind Pring and Rosie Parnham who gained two or more grades at A*.

Ashley Fisher has a confirmed place at Oxford University and two students will be studying medicine in September.

Jon Reddiford, head of sixth form, said: “These are outstanding results from a lovely group of young people.

“We are very proud of their achievements. With 52 per cent of grades at B grade or above, we are delighted to have beaten our target again this year.”

Headteacher David New added: “I am delighted that, with so many predictions of students being disappointed with respect to university places, we have done so well.

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“The vast majority of our students have achieved their first choice places. Overall all our students have achieved even better than predicted and with competition so high, that gives them an extra edge.”

Chair of governors, Sally-Ann Hancock expressed her congratulations to all the pupils and teachers who have worked so hard.

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