ERNULF Academy saw a strong improvement in A Level grades from last year.

ERNULF Academy saw a strong improvement in A Level grades from last year.

The proportion of A*- C grades rose significantly to 71 per cent, up from 55 per cent the previous year.

The proportion of students achieving the highest grades (A*- B) also increased, to 41 per cent from 27 per cent in 2011.

The overall pass rate also improved, this time to 98 per cent.

Among those students who did particularly well were Ruth Flory - with one A* and two As.

Harrison Smith secured two As and two Bs, Zoe Leddy achieved an A*, an A and a B with Charlotte Fisher gaining an A and two Bs.

Academy director Scott Preston told The Hunts Post: "We're very very happy with these results.

"We've focussed on getting the curriculum right, making sure we offer the right courses with a focus on teaching.

"We needed to try and respond to the needs of the community and everything's slowly coming together.

"This year has seen a big jump in A to C grades."

Executive principal, Rob Whatmough, added: "These results reflect the efforts of students and staff to secure the best possible examination outcomes.

"We're delighted not only by the overall improvement - which is a huge step forward - but also the excellent performance of many individuals.

"We're very proud of them and the results today have also contributed to Ernulf as a community."