A-Level results: Top marks for Newport Free Grammar pupils

STUDENTS at Newport Free Grammar School are today celebrating further success with the publication of this years A-Level examination results.

Headteacher Sean O’Hagan described the results as “an excellent and accurate reflection of the hard work and effort of the students and staff during the last two years”.

Lewis Rendell achieved a remarkable four A* grades (Maths, Further Maths, Physics and German) although he will have to wait to see if he has won a place to study Maths at Cambridge University.

Other standout performances include Harry Toynton (five A grades), now moving onto York University to study Chemistry, Gemma Ford (four A grades), progressing to Sheffield University to study Zoology, Sebastian Dixon, (two A* grades and one B grade), moving to study Chemistry at University College London and Sophie Burnage (A*,A, B), who will progress to Keele University to study Medicine.

Overall results were excellent:

• overall pass rate of 98 per cent.

• A*-B pass rate of 37 per cent

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• A*-C pass rate 69 per cent.

• the average point score per candidate was 715

• the average point score per entry 210.

Mr O’Hagan added: “All the staff at Newport Free Grammar School would like to take this chance to congratulate all our students on their success and wish them all the best as they move on to the next stage of their lives, be it in work or on university courses across the country.”

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