A Level Results Day 2019: Alleyns celebrates top performance in 400th anniversary year

Katherine Johnston (15 August, 2019) Education

'In our 400th anniversary year it feels particularly fitting to remind them that there will always be a warm welcome for them back here at Alleyn’s'

31509Alleyn's students celebrating their results

Alleyns says it is delighted by its top A Level Results today, in what is the prestigious school’s 400th anniversary year.

Sixty-eight per cent of grades awarded were A* and A, rising to 89 per cent for A* ,A or B.

In total, 77 students gained at least three A* or A grades in their exams.

Headmaster Dr Gary Savage said: “We are truly delighted with our students’ A Level achievements this year.

“Their results are well-deserved, and attest to their hard work and commitment to learning throughout their time at Alleyn’s.

“Our congratulations go out to them and to their families, as well as to our dedicated staff who work so tirelessly to inspire, challenge and support the pupils each and every day.”

“Our founder Edward Alleyn would be proud of our pupils and all their successes both inside and outside the classroom.

“I have no doubt that he would be equally delighted with the kind, caring and holistic educational ethos that fosters such positive outcomes for our terrific young people year after year here at Alleyn’s.”

The head of the upper school, Dr Rob Atkinson, said: “We are so pleased for each and every one of our students.

“Their own sustained endeavour has secured these fantastic results, so we hope they feel proud – not just of their grades but of the effort they put into achieving them.”

“The majority of our boys and girls will progress to their first-choice courses at UK and overseas universities and specialist centres of learning.

“We wish them the very best of luck with this exciting new chapter of their life.

“In our 400th anniversary year it feels particularly fitting to remind them that there will always be a warm welcome for them back here at Alleyn’s.”

 

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