Students across Bedford Borough are celebrating exam success.
Based on returns from 8 upper schools, provisional A Level results show 76.8% of pupils achieved one or more A* - E grades.
Councillor Henry Vann, Portfolio Holder for Education at Bedford Borough Council, said: “Congratulations to everyone who got their results and thank you to all the parents, carers, teachers who have helped you on the way. I would like to give recognition to the hard-working students, and their dedicated teachers, who have secured these results as they look to take their next steps into the world of work or on into further and higher education.”
There are many options available within Bedford Borough for pupils to consider upon leaving school.
Not only are there a range of A Level courses, there are also excellent vocational qualifications at local colleges, strong work-based training providers and a broad array of apprenticeships available.
Any students who would like to talk through their next steps and gain professional advice can contact the UCAS hotline on 03714 680468.
There is also support available for students who are disappointed with their results. Fully qualified Careers Advisors from the Jobs Hub have been at every Upper School in Bedford Borough on results day alternatively, the Jobs Hub can be contacted on 01234 223510.