THOUSANDS of A level students across North Wales will be picking up their results this morning.

Good luck to all those across the region.

We will be covering the results from all our schools in the North Wales Pioneer patch.

Please keep checking back for the latest updates!


Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy

YSGOL Dyffryn Conwy were delighted with this year's A-level results.

The results showed a 'considerable increase' on past performance at both A level and AS level, including strong A*/A performance.

Amongst the exceptional results are:

Rosy Pearson, who plans to study Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge, who gained A*A*AB

Ifan Jones A*AA

and Efa Celyn Davies AAA

Rosy and Ifan both plan to study Medicine in Cardiff.

Amaan Abbasi achieved A*AAA and plans to study Mathematics and Economics at the London College of Economics and Political Science.

North Wales Pioneer: Amaan AbbasiAmaan Abbasi

Caitlin Thomas gained a Double Distinction, A a B grade and plans to study Criminal Justice in Liverpool.

Others proving success were Abbie Wilding and Lowri Roberts with AABB each and Sara Roberts and Shannon Jones, AAB each. 

Elan Davies, headteacher, said: "We are also delighted with this year’s strong AS results. Excelling are Elliw Ford and Ethan Witt with AAAA each and Angharad Butler and Isabel Walmsley with AAA each.

"Well done, year 12 - we now look forward to next year’s very promising results.

North Wales Pioneer: Rosy Pearson who plans to study Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge who gained A*A*ABRosy Pearson who plans to study Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge who gained A*A*AB

"We wish to congratulate all our pupils and their families on their results, the result of months of hard work, study and revision.

"We wish them all the best in their future pathways – to university, college, the world of work and apprenticeships.

"We look forward to hearing their future success stories. We also take this opportunity, on behalf of the school’s Governing Body to thank the staff who have taught them."


Ysgol Bryn Elian

MANY pupils gained A*/A or equivalent in many subject areas in their A-level results at Ysgol Bryn Elian in Old Colwyn.

The school have described results achieved by their hard-working sixth form pupils as outstanding.

'Exceptional result' were also achieved in the demanding and academically challenging Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate.

Headteacher Dave Humphreys said: “Congratulations to all our learners for their successes in these important examinations.

"Bryn Elian learners have once again demonstrated that the school successfully provides both academic rigour alongside broader achievements, through an innovative curriculum which embraces academic, vocational and extra-curricular opportunities.

North Wales Pioneer: A group of pupils (year 12) with their results at Ysgol Bryn Elian. Picture: Dave ThomasA group of pupils (year 12) with their results at Ysgol Bryn Elian. Picture: Dave Thomas

"Thanks must also go to parents and guardians for all the support they have provided the school. Parental support is something that we, as a school, appreciate very much.

"The staff at the school have worked tirelessly throughout the duration of these courses and both they and the learners should be proud of the results their hard work has yielded. We wish all the learners the very best of luck for their continued studies."

The school is delighted that the vast majority of students have been able to take up a place at one of their universities of choice.

Phil Capper, Chair of the school Board of Governors, thanked all staff for their hard work.

He said: "Hearty congratulations to all the learners on their phenomenal success on behalf of the Governing body.

"Thank you to all the parents who have offered unstinting support to the school."


Coleg Llandrillo

STUDENTS from Coleg Llandrillo will soon be spreading their wings, after celebrating outstanding A-level and AS-level results again this year.

This summer, learners took exams in a wide range of A-level subjects across Coleg Llandrillo. Across all the campuses, there were 100 per cent pass rates in Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

Reflecting on the positive results, the Grŵp’s Chief Executive, Dafydd Evans, said: “This is fantastic news for our students and sets them up very well for a successful future whether in higher education or in the workplace. I am particularly proud of our outcomes at both our campuses in Rhos-on-Sea and Rhyl, where results are outstanding.”


Ysgol John Bright

AT YSGOL John Bright 79 per cent of students gained A star to C grades at A level with 62 per cent getting at least one A and 11 per cent three As.

Head teacher Ann Webb said: “Congratulations to the sixth formers for their outstanding success at A level. There have been some excellent academic achievements and I’d like to wish them all well in their futures.”

North Wales Pioneer: Looking happy with their results, from left, Beth Roberts, Faye Shotter, Gabriella Williams and Orla Cox.: Picture: Mandy Jones Looking happy with their results, from left, Beth Roberts, Faye Shotter, Gabriella Williams and Orla Cox.: Picture: Mandy Jones

Ellis Thomas from Penrhyn Bay gained A stars in Music, French and Maths and is off to Downing College Cambridge in October.

Sohaib Hassan, 19, from Rhyl is taking a gap year after an A star and two As in English Literature, Psychology and Drama and has ambitions of going to Oxford University.

Gabriella Williams, from Llandudno is off to Liverpool John Moores University to train as a primary school teacher after getting the right grades in Art, RE, Maths and Applied Maths, and she said: “I’ve always wanted to be a primary school teacher so I’m thrilled. I’m just so happy I got in.”

Luke Jones, 18, from West Shore, Llandudno, is going to Leeds University after gaining three As and a B in Biology, RE, History and the Welsh Bacc.

Head of Sixth Form Ben Williams said: “We’re really pleased with the results and the boys in particular have done amazingly well.  All their hard work has paid off.”


Rydal Penrhos

SOME extremely strong individual performances were the highlight of another set of A level results at Rydal Penrhos School.

Executive Principal John Waszek, said: “We are rightfully proud of our long standing history not only of our excellent examination results over a prolonged period, but also giving each pupil under our care the best possible platform from which to thrive, be happy and prepare them for whatever they go on to do in later life.”

The undoubted standout was Colwyn Bay resident Imogen Camp, who secured an exceptional five grades at A* in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics.

This set of results for the Welsh youth chess champion has confirmed her place at Queens’ College Cambridge, where she will study Natural Sciences.

Departing Head Girl Gowri Pradeep, from Bodelwyddan, achieved an A* in Chemistry and two A’s in Biology and Mathematics, Gowri will now head to King’s College London to study Medicine over a five-year period.

Nick Fiorita from Llandudno, who was head boy attained four A grades in Economics, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology and will now head to the University of Warwick to study Physics.

North Wales Pioneer: Gowri Pradeep, Nick Fiorita and Imogen Camp with their resultsGowri Pradeep, Nick Fiorita and Imogen Camp with their results

Alistair Irvine, Venus Kwong, Ewan Luke and Caitlin Qu were others who emerged with impressive results, with a number of Year 12 pupils also achieving considerable success one year into their A-level studies. Incoming head boy Ioan Peake-Jones, Abhishek Bathula and Eddie Farrell all secured A* grades in Mathematics a year early, with Tomos Cole-King and Bijou Rajagopal gaining A’s.

The subjects that achieved 100 per cent pass rates were Art and Design, Biology, Chinese, English Literature, French, Geography, Further Mathematics, Music and Spanish.


Ysgol Aberconwy

YSGOL Aberconwy students and staff are celebrating the school’s best ever A Level results with every pupil successfully gaining entry into their choice university and the school’s performance places it in the top 25% of sixth forms in Wales and England.

Special congratulations go to Ruth Dean A*, A*, A; who has moved a step closer to achieving her ambition of becoming a Doctor. Ruth will go to the University of Cardiff to study Medicine, following a gap year volunteering with a medical charity in Israel. We are also very proud of Tom Rushton who achieved an amazing five A levels, A*, A, A, B, C.

North Wales Pioneer: Matthew Richards, Charlotte McNab, Ruth Dean, Lana Flood, Elizabeth Morgan and Mia Cannon with their resultsMatthew Richards, Charlotte McNab, Ruth Dean, Lana Flood, Elizabeth Morgan and Mia Cannon with their results

Other outstanding performances were made by Charlotte McNabb, Miriam Allardyce, Elizabeth Morgan, Siona Roberts, Alex Miller-Smith and Luca Hughes Special congratulations go to Spencer Ward who will receive a scholarship from Aberystwyth University to study Human Geography.

Headteacher Ian Gerrard congratulated all students and staff on the results. He said: “I’m delighted in the achievements of our students this year and I’m encouraged to see that such a wide and varied selection of courses are being followed by our young people across the UK. We wish them well for the future and look forward to hearing of their continued success in the years to come.”


Ysgol y Creuddyn

ALMOST all students at Ysgol y Creuddyn succeeded in gaining entry to their first or second choice at university.

Many individuals gained excellent results, including Tomos Glyn Parry who gained five A grades, John Robinson who ensured two A* grades, one A and two 2s; Cerys Vick and Dafydd Thomas both awarded with one A*, two A and one B; David Wedge and Heledd Pritchard both awarded one A*, one A and two Bs; Rhys Wotherspoon, three As, one B; Arthur Mc Cann two A, one B,  and one C; Mathew Evans two As, one B, one C and Tomos Ifan Morris Jones one A*, one A, and one C.

North Wales Pioneer: Happy Ysgol y Creuddyn pupils with their results Happy Ysgol y Creuddyn pupils with their results

The Year 12 students achieved excellent grades at the AS Level. Amongst the students who gained outstanding results are Mabli Roberts who achieved four A grades, Elis Glyn Parry and Morgan Bratch both awarded three A grades, Bethan Davies, three A and one B, Lowri Green two As, two Bs; Ellen Jones, two As, one B, and one C, Mia Sara Williams, two As, one B;  Elliw Williams and Nel Williams both awarded with one A and two B grades.

Trefor Jones, headteacher, said: “On what has been another year of outstanding achievements, we offer our warmest congratulations to each and every one of our students. It’s so encouraging to see their hard work and perseverance, as well as the tireless dedication of our staff. has paid off once again.”


Ysgol Eirias

Ysgol Eirias’ A Level students have sustained many of their previous record results with close to two thirds of grades at A* to B.  Outstanding performance in the gold standard facilitating subjects for Russell Group universities have enabled a significant number of students to read courses in medicine, law, engineering and education to name a few. 

Results include: Eve Butler with three A*stars and one A; Molly Cottrill, one A*, and three As; Caitlin Williams, one A*and three As; Ffion Filzek, four As; Jack Manfredi four As; Courtney Ware one A*and one A and Lauren Howarth one  A* and one B.

North Wales Pioneer: Ysgol Eirias pupils enjoy their successesYsgol Eirias pupils enjoy their successes

Sarah Sutton, headteacher, said: “I am so proud of the achievements of these hardworking and ambitious young adults.  They are a credit to our school and their families.  The staff are very proud of the results and we are grateful for their dedication and commitment to the futures of our learners.”