A Levels: Success for sisters

AT St Peter s School in Huntingdon, the A-level pass rate was down slightly to 82 per cent (from 91 per cent in 2006) but new headteacher Val Ford said many pupils had achieved the grades they needed. Being a small year group, one failed subject can sign

AT St Peter's School in Huntingdon, the A-level pass rate was down slightly to 82 per cent (from 91 per cent in 2006) but new headteacher Val Ford said many pupils had achieved the grades they needed.

"Being a small year group, one failed subject can significantly skew the figures, but the majority of our students have done extremely well," she said.

"Our AS level results have also been very good which is extremely encouraging for next year."

The pass rate at A-C was 31 per cent.


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Sisters Sarah and Lisa Sabir were among the top performers in the school, with Sarah achieving four

A-levels to take her place at Leicester University, studying biochemistry.

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Lisa, at 17, a year younger than most students taking the exams, achieved four A grades and a B in her AS levels and will be sitting full A-levels next year.

Another high achiever was John Higgins, who obtained three C grades in English language, politics and critical thinking, along with a B in history.

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