A LEVEL RESULTS: Stamford Endowed Schools celebrate strong results

Students at the Stamford Endowed Schools - Stamford School (boys) and Stamford High School (girls) - are again celebrating strong A Level examination results.

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 9:27 am
Updated Thursday, 18th August 2016, 10:30 am
Stamford School, St Paul's Street, Stamford. File picture Photo: MSMP200812-046js ENGEMN00120120820131306 ENGEMN00120120820131306

Overall the 175 students gained grades of A*, A, B or C in 86 per cent of their examinations. The percentage of A*, A and B grades was a pleasing 66%. Of the 518 A’ level exams taken, 193 resulted in either A* or A grades. 34 students (about one in six of all students) gained at least three A grades.

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Will Phelan, principal of the Endowed Schools, said: “I am delighted to congratulate the students on their exam results. Overall the results have been strong, particularly set against a background of flux and change in the A Level examination system. There were many outstanding individual performances which are the culmination of two years’ dedication and hard work. I would also like to thank the teaching staff for their professionalism and commitment to the students. I

“t is very pleasing that the vast majority of our students who have applied will have gained a place at university. For those pursuing other paths, their good grades and broad education will give them a strong advantage in the job market. I wish all of our departing students every success in the next stage of their educational journey.”

The sixth form open evening will take place on Wednesday, October 12. Visit www.ses.lincs.sch.uk or call 01780 750311 for more information on joining the school’s sixth form.