A-level results day 2017: Highfield School, Letchworth

Ellie Stoten and Taylor French celebrate receiving their A-level results at Letchworth's Highfield S

Ellie Stoten and Taylor French celebrate receiving their A-level results at Letchworth's Highfield School. Picture: Highfield School - Credit: Archant

Students at Letchworth’s Highfield School have been saluted by their head after most of them secured their first-choice university places.

Rae-Anna Osley, Danny McConnell, Richard Oldham and Edward Wilsher celebrate receiving their A-level

Rae-Anna Osley, Danny McConnell, Richard Oldham and Edward Wilsher celebrate receiving their A-level results at Letchworth's Highfield School. Picture: Highfield School - Credit: Archant

Many were accepted into Russell Group universities, with star performers including Immi Brierley, Luis Fernandes, Rae-Anna Osley and Edward Wilsher – each of whom received straight A* and A grades.

Luis Fernandes with his A-level results at Letchworth's Highfield School. Picture: Highfield School

Luis Fernandes with his A-level results at Letchworth's Highfield School. Picture: Highfield School - Credit: Archant

Headteacher Ian Morris told the Comet: “We have again seen across the board a set of hugely successful A-level results, with some outstanding individual achievements.

“My congratulations go to all the students and my thanks to all the staff for their hard work.

“This set of results are a credit to all and will allow almost all students to go to their first choice university, including many Russell Group universities.”

The overall pass rate was not available.

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