Doncaster A level success celebrated

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AT least ten Doncaster schools notched up a 100 per cent pass rate at A Level this year.

Year 13 students at Balby Carr Community Sports College. Campsmount School Technology College, Don Valley School and Performing Arts College , Hatfield Visual Arts College, Mexborough School Specialist Science College, Outwood Academy Adwick, Sir Thomas Wharton Community College, The Hayfield School, The McAuley Catholic High School, and Trinity Academy all passed at least one A-Level..

Details of individual schools’ results - including some outstanding success stories - will appear in next Thursday’s Free Press.

The provisional results based on 13 Doncaster schools and excluding Doncaster College show that Doncaster students continue to outperform the national pass rate at A-Level with 1445 pupils (99.3%) achieving one or more passes at grades A-E compared with a national figure of 97.8%.

Average point score per student, an entry requirement for further education, rose above 700 points for the first time in three years and 15.1% of students achieved A*-A grades. Doncaster Council’s Cabinet Member for the Children and Young People’s Service, Councillor Eric Tatton-Kelly, said: “These results are a credit to all the young people and all those who have supported them during their studies. Congratulations must go to them and I wish everyone success in whatever they choose to do next