Record high for A-Level students - Congratulations!August 18th, 2011 by Sara
Susan from Leicester has just e-mailed us this morning with the good news! "Please let tutor Ian know that Mollie got a B in her Maths A- level exam and says she couldn't have done it without him!
Teenage students have scored yet again another record-breaking year of A-level results, with one in 12 exams achieving an A* grade. More than 384,000 students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will receive their A-level results today, we hope you will be one to celebrate the good news! Regrettably, there still will be students struggling to secure a place at University but despair not - help is always available.
Mr. Andrew Hall, chief executive of awarding body AQA, said mathematics had seen a five-year increase in uptake of 40.2%, which he said was "really significant". On the downside, Mr. Hall also added: "For everything that goes up, something comes down. Modern foreign languages are in long-term decline here".
There has been an increase in science subjects too. Mr. Dawe, chief executive of the OCR said " I think the message is getting through now, if you have got mathematics, it is a passport to many, many options"
First Tutors would like to congratulate A-level students without forgetting the private tutors too! Many tutors have dedicated time, passion and tutoring experience into helping students fulfil their dreams.
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