Photos: A-Level results joy for Burnley College students

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A bright future awaits scores of students from Burnley who are today celebrating another impressive set of A-Level results.

Burnley College gained a staggering 99.8% pass rate with around a quarter of all students achieving A* or A grades.

Some 89% of students achieved at least one high grade at A*-C and 58% of students achieved at least one top grade A*-B.

Students achieving A* and A grades include Annabel Moorhouse, a former pupil at Bowland High School, Grindleton, and Catherine Fothergill, former pupil at Colne’s Fisher More RC High School, who both plan to study linguistics at The University of Edinburgh.

Lucy Treasure, a former pupil at Rhyddings High School, Oswaldtwistle, who plans to study ecology and conservation at Lancaster University and Shannon Howarth, a former pupil of Blessed Trinity High School, who is planning a career in finance.

Principal Mr Hugh Bramwell said: “This year’s incredible results are a credit to the hard work and determination of our students, the support of their parents and families, together with the individual attention given by our outstanding teachers.

Burnley College students celebrate their success.

Burnley College students celebrate their success.

“Each year our students continue to exceed their potential through learning in a structured and calm environment and benefiting from the support of teachers who are passionate about their success.

“The high grades our students achieve are driven by inspiration and enhanced through a comprehensive extra-curricular programme.”

Each year our students continue to exceed their potential through learning in a structured and calm environment and benefiting from the support of teachers who are passionate about their success

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