A-Level results: The wait is over

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STUDENTS around Boston finally received their A-level results this morning (Thursday).

Hundreds of young people who have been waiting nervously for weeks went to collect the envelope and find out their results this morning, and the majority were very pleased with what they saw.

Boston Grammar School was one of the first to release its results this morning. The school was celebrating a 98 per cent pass rate, with 41 per cent of students achieving A* to B grades.

Star of the day was 18-year-old Christopher Cook, of Rowley Road, Boston, who got two A*s in maths and chemistry, and two As in further maths and physics.

He said: “I’m feeling very good. I was always fairly confident and it is what I expected, but I’m relieved to finally know.”

Christopher is now going on to Durham University to study physics.

Classmate Tom Henry, 18, also hit the top grades, with an A* in maths and three As in further maths, physics and psychology.

Tom, of Belton Close, Boston, said he felt “very very good” about the results.

He added: “It’s just about what I expected, physics was a bit on the edge, but I managed it in the end.”

He is going to Southampton University to study mechanical engineering.

Jake Howland, of Woodville Road, was another student who made the grade.

The 18-year-old achieved two As in maths and IT and two Bs in history and art. He plans to go to Nottingham University to study computer science.

He said: “I’m feeling very good about the results. I excelled quite far from what I expected really. I’m looking forward to going to Nottingham.”

Other students who did particular well were Jack Gavaghan, Sam Hardstaff abd Jessica Phoenix, who achieved two A* and an A, Mark Watson, who got two A*s an A and a B, Daniel Jacklin, who got an A* and three As and Callum Moses, who got an A* and two As.

Headteacher Paul Marsh said: “These are hard-earned results from a committed and enthusiastic year group. It is a testament to their hard work and the efforts of the staff who supported them that so many have achieved so well. We wish all of the students every success in their futures.”