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Students and teachers around the region are celebrating what looks like being another record breaking year of A-level success.
Provisional figures suggest that Cumbria's schools have hit the government targets for total pass rates and set a new high for top grades.
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Early indications suggest pass rates in the county's schools are around 74% -just under 0.5% better than 2011. 12 of the county's 25 schools have so far fed results to the Local Education Authority.
Students have been celebrating A-level results at Ullswater Community College in Penrith. The school achieved it's highest ever points per application scores from UCAS. The figures for Cumbria as a whole are expected to be released later.