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Students commended for record breaking A-Level results

Fri, 17 Aug 2012

Island students have been commended for their hard work after another set of record breaking A-Level results.

Yesterday almost 400 young people from the Island’s five secondary schools marked the end of two years of further education by picking up their exam results.

Over 1,200 A-Levels were sat in total in 40 different subjects.

The overall pass rate actually fell this year to 96.3 per cent however a record 41.4 per cent of entries relieved passes at A* to B grades which was up from last year’s figure of 38.8 per cent.

Paul Craine from the Department of Education and Children told us what the lower pass rate means:




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