Camden’s A-level results in line with national average

UCS pupils receive their A-level results. Picture: Nigel Sutton

UCS pupils receive their A-level results. Picture: Nigel Sutton - Credit: Nigel Sutton

Camden’s teenagers have been lauded for this year’s set of A-level results, with grades in line with national standards.

Schools across the borough celebrated exam success yesterday on A-level results day, with 77.5 per cent of students achieving A* to C grades – compared with 77.2 per cent nationally.

It is a slight dip since last year, when 79 per cent of students achieved A* to C grades.

But there was a small increase in the borough’s A-level pass rate, up from 98.3 per cent to 98.6 per cent.

The national picture was one of stability, with pass rates in line with last year’s set of results.

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Cllr Angela Mason, cabinet member for children, celebrated pupils’ exam triumphs yesterday in a visit to La Swap sixth-form consortium at Parliament Hill School.

She said: “Congratulations to A-level students across Camden schools and the dedicated staff who teach them. These results are testimony to the quality and hard work of our teachers and the support of parents.

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“Camden schools offer students an amazing breadth of skills, subjects and experiences, with links to world-class cultural institutions, universities and businesses. The quality of education on offer is reflected in this year’s results, which show our A-level students performing well.”

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