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Students at Plymouth High School are celebrating after opening their A-Level results today

Students and staff at Plymouth High are celebrating after receiving their A-Level grades.

This year, despite the challenges caused by the pandemic, students have excelled. Plymouth High, part of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust, is celebrating a year of strong results for students. Whilst all students have performed well, and the school is proud of them all, there are some standout...

Plymouth College students celebrate outstanding GCSE results

An emotional day at Plymouth College, with students receiving their impressive results. Students have much to celebrate with 43% of all GCSE results graded at A* or A. Plymouth College has an enviable reputation for academic excellence, and this year’s performance consolidates that position.

The school is proud of all the achievements of all of its pupils.

Top performers this...

Accountants achieve record exam results

A record 26 trainees achieved a total of 36 passes across all of Bishop Fleming's offices covering the South West and West Midlands, with 7 completing their professional level.

The firm has also taken on 35 new trainees this year, another record, and is still recruiting.

At the local Plymouth office 4 trainees have passed 4 exams of the Institute of Chartered Accountants...

There is life after GCSEs

As teenagers pick–up their GCSE results they are reminded that there is life after exams.

This is the first year that teenagers, up to the age of 18 are legally required to stay in education, training or get a job with accredited training- something that the Government calls 'raising the age of participation'.

More information on this can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/...

Plymouth school leavers fear settling for second best jobs

Young people in Plymouth due to pick up their GCSE and A-Level results fear too much competition, not having enough confidence and a lack of experience and training will stop them from getting their dream job, new research by the British Army – the UK’s largest apprenticeship provider – has revealed1.

People aged between 16 and 24 are currently three times more likely to be unemployed...

Don't let asthma hinder exam success

As we approach exam season Asthma UK is urging parents and students to take preventative steps to ensure their asthma doesn’t hinder their exam success as research shows that having a diagnosis of asthma means they are 30% more likely to drop a grade between mock and final exams.

More than 1 million children have asthma in the UK – around 2 in every classroom – and 4 in every 52 people...

Don't let asthma hinder exam success

As we approach exam season Asthma UK is urging parents and students to take preventative steps to ensure their asthma doesn’t hinder their exam success as research shows that having a diagnosis of asthma means they are 30% more likely to drop a grade between mock and final exams.

More than 1 million children have asthma in the UK – around 2 in every classroom – and 4 in every 52 people...

Mamma mia – Year 9 twins take top grades in Italian GCSE

14-year-old Ivybridge Community College students achieve A*s.

There was double the excitement for one Devon family today, as twins Ella and Phoebe Middleton both achieved A* grades in their Italian GCSE exams, scoring exactly the same marks across all four units of their work.

And what made the achievement even more incredible is that the girls are both in year nine – aged just...