A-levels: Sky high A level grades for Sussex Downs College

Sussex Downs celebrate results
Sussex Downs celebrate results

Celebrations have gone off with a bang as sky-high A level grades were accomplished at Sussex Downs College.

The College achieved an overall A-Level pass rate of 97 per cent with almost three quarters of students achieving higher grades of A-C.

An outstanding 55 subject areas achieved 100 per cent pass rates.

Twins Rita and Gita Deb achieved identical grades, achieving three A* grades in Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry.

They are both going to study the same course at university in London.

Rita is going on to UCL and Gita is going to Imperial College London.

Amber Dullaway achieved an A* in Geography and A grades in Law and Psychology.

She is going to study Law at Kent University with hopes of becoming a Solicitor.

The further six years of studying hasn’t deterred the motivated student who is excited and passionate about the subject.

Elliott Rogers achieved an A* in Economics, A in Accounting, and B in Computing.

He is now about to embark on an apprenticeship with established firm Plummer Parsons Chartered Accountants.

Melanie Hunt, Principal and Chief Executive of Sussex Downs College, said: “I warmly congratulate all our students and wish them well for their future career plans. Some of them have demonstrated remarkable achievements, and are recognised as amongst the best in the country. Our recent Ofsted report said ‘Teachers have high expectations of their learners and work hard to help them achieve their qualifications’; this is true! I should like to thank our teachers and professional support staff for their tremendous energy and commitment that help our students to progress.”