Brockenhurst College in the New Forest has revealed that its students have maintained an outstanding overall pass rate of 99% in their A-Level results released today.
More than 50% of the college's students gained A- B grades, with three-quarters of all students achieving A - C grades across all subjects.
100% pass rates were achieved in 35 A level subjects.
“Once again, Brockenhurst College students have attained outstanding A level results and I am tremendously proud of their individual achievements. I also take pride in the overall success of the College and take this opportunity to thank the staff and parents for the part they have played in our students’ achievements. This is, as always, a great day of celebration for us all and I wish all the students who leave us today every success for the future”.
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Two universities in Manchester say they are doing their own inquiries into the behaviour of students on a Dover to Calais ferry. P & O has refused to bring them back from the continent after their drunken rampage on the "Spirit of France" ferry on April the 1st.
Four coach loads of students from the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University embarked on the journey organised by an external travel operator. Students from other northern universities were also thought to be on board the early morning sailing.
Both Manchester universities say they will try to find out who the main troublemakers were.
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As many as 35 students at the Canterbury campus of Kent University have gone down with suspected mumps, it's been revealed.
The Health Protection Agency confirmed that the first cases appeared 2 weeks ago.
Information has been sent to students and a vaccine will be available at the medical centre.
Staff at the University of Kent have been asked to distribute information about mumps to its students.
It follows several suspected cases reported to doctors.
The Health Protection Agency contacted the University a fortnight ago.
No cases have been confirmed since.