A Levels: Stratton Upper School

STUDENTS at Stratton Upper School are celebrating their A-level successes as many prepare to head off to university. The Biggleswade school secured an overall pass rate of 98.7 per cent – an increase of 1.2 per cent on last year, with 69.6 per cent of stu

STUDENTS at Stratton Upper School are celebrating their A-level successes as many prepare to head off to university.

The Biggleswade school secured an overall pass rate of 98.7 per cent - an increase of 1.2 per cent on last year, with 69.6 per cent of students achieving grades A to C.

Head teacher Neil Bramwell said: "We are proud of all our students. Overall they have done well and we have averaged a C grade which is great. The results reflect the combined efforts of the students and the teachers."

The school's top achiever, Dominique Braybrookes, got four A grades and one B and is heading off to Oxford University to study history.


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She said: "I was so nervous about getting the results so it's a real relief. I got what I was predicted to get but I didn't think I was going to make it. My mum will be really proud."

Another student, Louise Baker, secured a place on a textile design course at Southampton University after getting two A grades, one B and one C.

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She said: "I'm really pleased and a bit shocked. I wasn't expecting it. I was so nervous last night I couldn't sleep. Most of our year is going out tonight so I'll definitely be celebrating.

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