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Ceredigion students celebrate A-level results

A-level pupils at Cardigan’s Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi (Pic: Facebook)

HIGH standards are being achieved in A-level grades Ceredigion schools as examination results are published today by the WJEC.

99.1 per cent of entries for WJEC examinations were graded A-E; 82.5 per cent achieved A-C grades; 61.4 per cent were graded A-B and 37.5 per cent of the entries achieved the top ‘A-A’ grades.

Councillor Wyn Thomas, Cabinet Member with responsibility for the Schools’ Service, said: “Once again, Ceredigion pupils have done well in their A level results and my sincere congratulations goes to each of them along with my heartfelt thanks to all teachers and support staff who have helped them in their achievements. Whatever path they choose to take, I wish them well for the future.”

Elen James, Chief Education Officer for Ceredigion added: “Congratulations to all Ceredigion pupils on excellent A Level, BTEC and AS results again this year. We are extremely proud of their efforts and hard work, their determination and ambition are reflected in excellent and well-deserved results.

“Thank you to all the staff for their commitment and dedication to giving our pupils the best teaching and learning experiences and also to all the families/carers for their support. We wish all our pupils the best for their future, whether they are studying a degree at University, following an apprenticeship or moving into the world of work.”

Cardigan’s Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi said: “Warmest congratulations to all our students on their AS excellent and A Level results. We wish all our students every success and happiness in the future, whether they are going to university, following apprenticeship programmes or venturing into the world of work. Good luck to you all.

“Thank you to all the teachers, support staff and parents and carers for their hard work and support in ensuring the students’ success.”

Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron said the results there were among the “best ever”.

“We are extremely proud of the work and efforts of our students over the two, and indeed the last seven years. Their hard work has paid off and the school’s results are amongst our best ever. The results reflect the hard work and ability of our pupils, the work of school staff and the support from parents and guardians.

“The results will allow our pupils to take their next steps. Many are off to some of the best universities in the UK, others will begin apprenticeships, and a few are taking a gap year. Whatever their next steps, we are very proud of the efforts of our pupils and wish them the very best.”

Neighbouring Carmarthenshire saw 96.6 per cent of A-level students in Carmarthenshire achieveing A-E grades; 29.4 per cent received A or A this year; while 88.7 per cent of the county’s AS students achieved A-E grades.