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Record day for A-Level students

Thu, 15 Aug 2013

It’s been a record-breaking day for the island’s A Level students with more than ever achieving a top grade.

Today’s results have seen an overall pass rate of 97 per cent with 44 per cent achieving a B grade or better.

A total of 340 year 13 students sat exams this year covering more than 40 different subjects.

The average number of UCAS points gained was 83.8, that was nearly two points up on last year’s record.

The average points score per student was the equivalent of three grads Bs.

Authorities have confirmed that there were some students who achieved a maximum of straight A* grades.

Statistics show Manx students have performed considerably better than their UK counterparts. 

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