Early indications show that the A Level pass rate at Denbighshire’s eight secondary schools in 2009 is 97.8% (A-E grades), up 0.9% on the 2008 figures.
The Welsh average figure for A-E grades is 97.6% and UK average is 97.5%.
The proportion of A grades gained by Denbighshire pupils is 22.4%, up 2.2% on 2008.
The proportion of Denbighshire students gaining A-C grades is 75.1%, up by 3.5% on last year’s figures.
The county’s school results are:
Grades A-E Grade A
2009 97.8% 22.4%
2008 96.9% 20.2%
2007 96.2% 19.4%
2006 96.7% 23.04%
2005 96% 19.9%
145 candidates were awarded the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification’s Advanced Diploma. This represented 94.2% of those who participated in the programme.
Councillor Hugh Evans, Leader and Cabinet Lead Member for Lifelong Learning, said:
“I would like to congratulate all the students who have achieved these excellent results and I wish them every success in their future education and careers.
“I am pleased to see that we continue to improve our standards at A Level. I would also like to thank the county’s teachers and school staff for their outstanding efforts in achieving these standards and for all the support they have provided to students during their studies.”