Exmouth students receive exam results
EXMOUTH Community College was home to jubilant scenes today as scores of students received their A level grades. The college has made improvement on last year s results with a rise in the number of students achieving A and Bs. A delighted principal, Tony
EXMOUTH Community College was home to jubilant scenes today as scores of students received their A level grades.
The college has made improvement on last year's results with a rise in the number of students achieving A and Bs.
A delighted principal, Tony Alexander, said there had been an increase in people attaining grade A to near 20 per cent, with almost four in five students achieving A to C marks.
The overall pass rate was 95 per cent - three per cent higher than 2008.
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Mr Alexander, reflecting on the results, said: "I am very proud. There has been a definite improvement on last year."
"We have ten students who gained at least three grade As, some achieved four or five, and are going off to top universities."
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Matt Kain, 18, who lives in Orchard Close, Lympstone, achieved 5 grade As in his A levels. He studied maths, further maths, physics, chemistry and music.
He said: "I was very happy with the marks. I am relieved they are all over."
Matt, who hopes to become a doctor, will now go to Oxford University to study medicine. "This should be a lot more hard work as it is a six-year course - I'm a glutton for punishment as far as studying is concerned."
Chloe Tomlinson, 18, of Winchester Drive, studied English language and literature, art and design, film studies and media studies received all A grades and A level.
"I am delighted with the marks and I am looking forward to going to university next month. I was not expecting these marks at all.
"The marks were really nerve racking but I am so glad I came out with such good results.
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