PUPILS at Ysgol Bro Teifi and Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn have been congratulated on their A-level and AS results.

The A Level examination results published by the WJEC indicated that high standards were being achieved in Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire schools.

In Ceredigion 99.1% of entries for WJEC examinations were graded A*-E; 82.5% achieved A*-C grades; 61.4% were graded A*-B and 37.5% of the entries achieved the top ‘A-A*’ grades. 

Acting head teacher Gareth Evans at Llandysul's Ysgol Bro Teifi said: "I would like to congratulate all our pupils on their AS excellent and A Level success this year. 

"We wish the very best to all pupils who are going on to study at university with nearly all pupils accepting a place on their first-choice course.

"Others will go on to follow apprenticeship programmes or onto the world of work. Good luck to you all.

"I would like to express my gratitude to all the teachers, staff and parents for their support in ensuring the pupils’ success once again this year."

A total of 96.6% of A- level students in Carmarthenshire achieved A*-E. A total of 29.4% of A level students received A or A* this year; whilst 88.7% of the county’s AS students in Carmarthenshire achieved A-E grades.

Hugh Thomas, head teacher at Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn, said: "The school is extremely pleased to report another excellent set of ‘A’ Level results. 

"The consistent success over recent years is a tribute to our hard working students, the support of parents and the dedication of our excellent staff at Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn."

Some 26% of grades were at A* or A with 55% of grades at A*-B. 76% of grades were at A*-C.

Notable successes included Xander Bulter-Davies (A*, A, B, Merit), Tayla Freemantle (A, A, A, B), Florence Gregory Dal Toe (A*, A, A, A, C) and Rachel Robb (A*, A*, A, B).

Mr Thomas added: "The school is very proud of all the students, nearly all of whom have gained a place in their first choice university. 

"I would like to congratulate all of our students and express my gratitude to the staff for their hard work and to the parents and the governing body for their support during another challenging year. 

"We wish all our students every success in the future."