A Level students at Llanfyllin High School have achieved an excellent set of examination results with a significant improvement of 20 per cent from last year in the number of pupils achieving three or more A* - C grades.

An impressive 99 per cent of students passed again this year with nearly half of the results being at grades A* to B and the majority at A* to C.

The school's headteacher, Dewi Owen, said; "These results will enable students to embark on degree courses at universities across the country with a number receiving scholarships at Aberystwyth and Bangor. We are delighted that students have gained places at top universities to study a range of courses including medical science, mathematics, sciences, humanities and the arts."

There were outstanding individual performances including four students who achieved all A* and A grades. There were several excellent subject performances with the following achieving 100 per cent A*- C grades; Cymraeg, English Literature, Further Maths, History, Computer Studies, Textiles, Photography.

The students also enjoyed great success in vocational subjects taught at Llanfyllin High School with a 100 per cent pass rate. In agriculture, all Llanfyllin students achieved distinction star grades and in engineering, IT and Sport 100 per cent of students achieved a merit grade or above with fifteen distinction star grades being awarded.

At AS level there were some excellent performances with five students achieving three A or B grades or higher.

Mr Owen said: "It is very pleasing to see our students enjoy the reward of their hard work. We are very proud that our students achieve such good results with such consistency. This is due to a combination of factors: the fact that we are able to offer a wide curriculum in order to best meet students’ needs; the enthusiasm and commitment of our students; the hard work and dedication of our staff; and of course the support and encouragement of parents."