Thomas Alleyne School, Stevenage
HARD working students from Thomas Alleyne School in Stevenage are celebrating outstanding exam results. Headteacher Jonathan Block said: We ve had another good year, with two-thirds of our students doing better than predicted, and almost all the others g
HARD working students from Thomas Alleyne School in Stevenage are celebrating outstanding exam results.
Headteacher Jonathan Block said: "We've had another good year, with two-thirds of our students doing better than predicted, and almost all the others getting the grades they needed. We've also had several students scoring A grades."
Among the school's highflyers were Carmel Foster, with two As and two Bs, and former head girl Lauren Absalom who gained three As and a B and has a place to study psychology at Bath University.
"I'm thrilled," Lauren said. "It's been a lot of hard work, but my teachers and friends have been very supportive. What's made me really happy is that all my friends have done well too."
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The school is especially pleased that the students bar one have achieved the grades they needed for university places, and that the successes have been achieved across a wide range of subjects.
Mr Block added: "Our science results were very good, as you would expect now that we are a specialist science college. But we also had good results in traditional subjects such as English and history and newer ones such as business studies, psychology and health and social care.
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"We have a strong sixth form here at Thomas Alleyne and for the third successive year our excellent results show that students are making the right choice by coming here.