Westminster A-level results rise
By londononline | Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 21:33
For the third year in a row Schools in Westminster have seen A-Level results rise.
Eighty per cent of Westminster's students secured an A* to C grade this summer, an increase of four per cent from the 76 per cent achieved in 2012 and an increase of nine per cent from the 71 per cent obtained in 2011.
St Marylebone saw forty per cent of pupils secure an A* or A grade, and Westminster Academy pupils secured thirty-five per cent and Grey Coat School twenty-nine per cent.
Twenty-six per cent of students at St Marylebone School achieved three A-grades or higher, with six pupils heading to either Oxford of Cambridge University.
Danny Chalkley, Westminster City Council's Cabinet Member for
"Westminster's students should feel very proud of what they have achieved in this year's A-level exams which will help to further their opportunities in life.
"These results are some of the best ever produced by our students and are testament not only to our commitment to driving up education standards in the city, but to the drive, dedication and hard work of teachers and our students the whole year round.
"My congratulations go to them all and I wish our students every success as they move into higher education or employment."