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AXMINSTER: Another set of good A level results at Axe Valley College

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Sixth Form students at the Axe Valley Community College have achieved another set of strong results, earning many places at top universities. Overall, 77 per cent of A level grades were A* to C and 46per centr A to B. The average points score for dull time A Level students was 694 and the average grade per entry was 209. Performance was strong in traditional academic subjects as well as newer vocational courses. In A Level maths, for example, six out of the nine students taking the subject achieved A grades. Among the top performers were: Shavaun Womersley (AAB) – studying Law at Exeter University; Simon Holland (AAB) – studying Chemistry at Warwick University; Hannah Elliot (AAB) – studying Law at Exeter University; Jared Stevens (A*BB) – studying Law at the University of Law; Adele Gage (AAC) - studying Geography at Exeter University; Fiona Gage (AAC) - studying Geography at Exeter University; Marcus Wood (ABB) – studying Drama; Kieran Parker (ABB) – studying Physics at Southampton University; Sophie Reeve (B, Distinction*, Distinction*) – studying nursing at Cardiff University. Delighted Headteacher Martin Smith commented: “Congratulations to all our students on these excellent results. We are delighted with their success, which reflect the tremendous hard work they have invested in studying over the last two years. “We are particularly pleased that all students with university offers have been accepted onto their chosen courses. “Good luck all leavers for the future. “Lastly, an enormous thank you to the teachers and staff for their hard work in enabling students to achieve these results.”

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