North Walsham

Impressive A level results for Paston

Just Regional
Aug 22, 2013 2 mins read

Students at Paston Sixth Form College achieved impressive A level, AS level and BTEC results when they were published today.

There was a rise in the overall AS level pass rate to over 90% and particularly the percentage of higher grades (A-B).

Paston’s A level pass rate remained at over 98% with 49% achieving A* – B top grades and 75% A* – C grades. In total 18 subjects had a 100% pass rate with a record 10 A* grades in Mathematics and 11 A* grades in Sociology. This year we will again have over 90 “Norfolk County Scholars”, said Principal Kevin Grieve

Students on BTEC Extended Diploma courses, equivalent to three A levels achieved a 100% pass rate with 71% achieving top distinction and merit grades.

“Our 2013 results are again outstanding and I am very proud of all the students’ and staff at the College”. said Kevin Grieve Paston Sixth Form College’s Principal.

“Paston students have once again performed better than the national averages for schools and colleges, and have exceeded their own targets based on their GCSE grades.

The number of young people choosing to study at Paston Sixth Form College continues to grow and the college are expecting a record enrolment this Autumn. Students are travelling from an ever wider area to attend.

“Sixth Form Colleges are the highest performing type of sixth form nationally according to the government. Our results show Paston is one of the top performing Sixth Form Colleges in the country and the whole county needs to be very pleased with our student achievement this year. Student performance in 2013 demonstrates staff can consistently achieve very high grades with students at the College. We are all very excited about celebrating this achievement in our annual awards evening on the 12th September.

These outstanding results reflect our encouragement of students to work hard, have high aspirations and develop the skills to be extremely successful” said Mr Grieve. “Universities throughout the country will be receiving talented young graduates from Norfolk this Autumn as a result”


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