A-Level results day in Lancashire Live: Students across the county get their results | Your success stories | Help and advice

As students across Lancashire receive their results, we'll be sharing all your stories as well as offering help and advice throughout the day.

By Colin Ainscough
Thursday, 13th August 2020, 7:45 am
Updated Thursday, 13th August 2020, 10:03 am

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A-Level Results Day in Lancashire Live

A-Level results day in Lancashire - here is the latest

Last updated: Thursday, 13 August, 2020, 15:03

  • Don' t panic over A Level results says UCLan boss
  • Students across the county get their results
  • Your success stories
  • How A-Level grades were calculated in 2020
  • How to appeal your GCSE and A Level results

Rossall celebrates strongest results in a generation

While many schools were bemoaning the downgrading of results pupils at Rossall School had plenty of reason to celebrate.

The top independent school has seen the proportion A* to B grades at A Level shoot up by a staggering 40 per cent... and the strongest results in a generation.

But , the celebrations were marred by a small number of results which the headteacher said were "incredibly unfairly" downgraded - read more

Advice, guidance and support for parents on A level results day

A levels results day is more than a little different to usual this year, as no exams were allowed to take place, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Students may be elated with their grades or have been left disappointed. If you’re trying to aid your child in their next steps, these are some tips, advice and guidance for parents - Read more

Praise all round at Lancaster Royal for outstanding year group

On a results day like no other, Lancaster Royal Grammar headteacher Chris Pyle had nothing but praise for his sixth formers - Read more

AKS students make the grade to snap up places at top universities

AKS Lytham prides itself on providing outstanding opportunities and supporting students’ individual pathways - this year is no exception.

Despite the unusual circumstances, this year saw another set of outstanding set of A level results with students excelling and taking up places at some of the country’s most prestigious universities.

More than 90 per cent of thsoe who applied are taking up places at their first-choice university, with two thirds of students going on to study at prestigious Russell Group universities, with Manchester, Liverpool, Lancaster, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Imperial among the most popular - Read more

The proportion of candidates receiving top grades is the highest on record.

Major downgrades but new A level records are set without any exams being sat - Here are the English schools and colleges A Level results in figures

Success across the board at Blackpool Sixth

Blackpool Sixth students and staff are once again celebrating a "brilliant" set of A level and BTEC level 3 results - more here

A Change for the better at Morecambe Bay

Change has paid dividends at Morecambe Bay Academy, where staff and students are celebrating a host of good and outstanding A level results today.

Principal Victoria Michael said: "I am so relieved that the results actually reflect the hard work of our students and that after all the speculation our results reflect the real change that has taken place at the school."

She said the Sixth Form has become far more academically rigorous- and it shows - read about some of the success stories here

More students have been accepted on to UK degree courses this year, Ucas figures show.

In total, 358,860 people from across the UK have had places confirmed, up 2.9% on the same point last year, according to data published by the university admissions service.

The figures show that 34,310 international students from outside the EU have been accepted (up 2%), while acceptances from students within the EU have fallen by 15.2%, to 22,430.

A total of 415,600 students have a confirmed place on an undergraduate course in the UK. This is a 1.6% increase on results day last year.

This is how to appeal your GCSE and A Level results

More than half a million pupils have been unable to sit their A Level and GCSE exams this year, after all examinations were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Instead, pupils’ results were to be based on predicted outcomes, with teachers required to award a “calculated grade” based on previous performance in subjects - this is how to appeal your GCSE and A Level results

Smiles all round at Kirkham

More than happy was the way Kirkham Grammar School head DanielBerry responded to the grades awarded to this year's sixth former.

He said: " We are more than pleased with the positive outcomes achieved by our A-level pupils during this summer’s exams.

"Although a slightly different experience to anything we could have possibly imagined, they are just as important and well deserved."

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