A-LEVEL RESULTS DAY 2018: Lancashire A Level results are among best ever

Thousands of teenagers across Lancashire are pondering their future today after receiving their A Level examination results.

Thursday, 16th August 2018, 6:55 am
Updated Thursday, 16th August 2018, 3:50 pm

Despite tough new rules, early indications are that results across the county are as good as ever.

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Tradition was upheld at Hutton Grammar School, where one in five grades awarded were the gold standard A* or A and nearly half of all grades awarded were A* to B.

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Oxford bound Hutton Grammar sixth form Pupils Joe Winter and Angus Brown

Besides A Levels, vocational exams are also seeing record high grades.

More university places are being made available through clearing so those who did better or worse than expected or want to change their plans have more chance of getting onto a degree course.

See Friday’s Post for a full round-up of results and local stories

Hutton Grammar School headteacher Mark Bradshaw with pupils