A level results 'best ever' in Honiton

PUBLISHED: 13:56 19 August 2008 | UPDATED: 22:12 15 June 2010

THE principal of Honiton Community College said the school had done well in this year's A-levels.

THE principal of Honiton Community College said the school had done well in this year's A-levels.He praised the students who had worked hard for their exams and helped the college achieve its highest results.He said: "From a college point of view, the A-level results are the highest we have had, but each year group is different."The students are all individuals. The government likes to create an average but it is all about how they do as individuals."As the community comprehensive, we have the full ability range and we have some getting As and Bs so I am really pleased with the whole set of results."The pupils are a credit to themselves and I want to thank them for their hard work, as well as their parents for their help."It is a long struggle from the time they start here to when they finish A-levels."Some will be going on to university and others into a job."He said the school's recent Ofsted report had said it was good and the results had helped to confirm those findings.He said: "I am delighted with the results; there have been some great successes. It's been smashing."It is the part of the job that you really enjoy."He also said that, while the results were important, they were just a step to the next part of the students' lives.He said: "They have waited ages for this and it will be a new job, a new area and a new environment but, whatever, it is a big change for them."That is why the emotions run really high."We would like to congratulate our Year 13 students for the hard work put in over the last two years that has produced such a very good set of results."We are very proud of the cohort which covered the full ability range. The pass rate of 94 per cent and the highest point score to date reflects the full level of commitment from students and staff.

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