RHYL Sixth achieved their "highest ever" results this year.

More than 100 students sat A levels, achieving a collective pass rate of 99.1 per cent. A total of 22 per cent of students achieved an A*-A grade, an increase of four per cent on the previous year.

Charlie Stephenson, of Rhyl, gained a place at Cambridge University to study Natural Sciences. He achieved an A* in Chemistry, an A* in Further Maths and an A in Physics.

Charlie, 18, a former Rhyl High School pupil, said: "I am delighted to have gained a place at Cambridge University. I would like to thank all my tutors for their support over the last two years.

"The extra one-to-one sessions with my tutor David, relating to problem solving and interview preparation, was a real help."

Of the 20 A-level subjects studied, students achieved a 100 per cent pass rate in 19 of them.

Ellen De Bont from Prestatyn gained 2As, 1B and a distinction; Rupinder Matharu from Rhyl achieved 2A*s, 1A and 1B and Chloe Roberts, of Prestatyn, gained 1A, 1B, 1C and 1D.

Lawrence Wood, Coleg Llandrillo principal, said: "I am incredibly proud of what our students and staff have achieved this year.

"These results show the strength of academic education in Rhyl and how well our local secondary schools are preparing students for this challenging next step."

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