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A-level Results Day 2019: Diss High School

Despite more rigorous A-level exams this year, sixth formers in Diss have been praised for their top marks.

Reports by The Guardian have confirmed an overall drop in grades this year, with A*, A and C grades falling to their lowest level in at least a decade.

Diss High School is bucking the trend with a pass rate of more than 99 per cent, 85 percent of their students achieved grades of A* to C.

Isabella Rockey and Aimee Buck.
Isabella Rockey and Aimee Buck.

Notable successes include Caity Adkins who obtained three A* grades in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics and is going to study Medicine at Nottingham University.

Natty Strange achieved two A* grades in Chemistry and Mathematics, an A in Biology, a B in Further Maths and is going to read Medicine at Kings College, Cambridge University.

Will Johnson gained three A* grades, one A grade and an A in his Extended Project and is reading Modern History and Politics at Southampton University.

Joseph Davy achieved two A*, two A grades and an A* in his Extended Project and will study Economics at LSE.

Other noteworthy results include Aimee Buck with A*AAB, Charlie Dunning with A*A*BB, Lauren Dennis with A*AB and an A in the Extended Project and Ed Darrall with AAA plus a B in the Extended Project and Anna Brinkley with A*AB, and Leona Cremnitz with AAA.

Headteacher Dr Jan Hunt said: “Our sixth form students have worked incredibly hard.

"A-levels were more rigorous this year and students and staff are to be congratulated on a fabulous set of results.

“Nearly all of our students have already had their university places confirmed.”

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