GALLERY: Mixed emotions for students on A-levels day

A-level results time at Sidmouth College on Thursday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 1796-33-14SH To o

A-level results time at Sidmouth College on Thursday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 1796-33-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders - Credit: Archant

The culmination of months of hard work was a moment of mixed emotions as Sidmouth College students collected their A-level results yesterday.

The school followed the national trend of fewer top grades and an increase in youngsters considering their options rather than necessarily going to university.

Principal Kenny Duncan said: “Most students attained of exceeded their target grades, despite warnings from Ofqual that grades were likely to dip following major changes to the exams system across the country this year.”

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