03:33AM, Thursday 15 August 2013
Nervous and excited students found out how they had fared in their A-levels as they picked up their exam results today.
Pass rates at schools across Windsor were high.
For a full round-up of pictures and results pick up a copy of tomorrow's Windsor and Eton Express.
The Marist Senior School: Nerves turned to excitement as students opened their results envelopes today.
Headteacher Karl McCloskey said the Kings Road school had achieved another 'fantastic year of results', with 42 per cent of students gaining A* and A grades and 94 per cent achieving A*-C grades.
He added: "We are proud of all our students and wish them every blessing as they advance onwards and upwards towards the next chapter of their educational formation and personal development."
East Berkshire College: Eager students keen to find out their results began queuing an hour before their grades were revealed.
The college achieved a 99.5 per cent A-level pass rate overall, with 66.8 per cent of students receiving grades of C or above.
Kate Webb, principal of East Berkshire College, said: "Our students have done themselves proud.
"It is great to see so many young people fulfilling their potential."
The Windsor Boys School: High achievers helped the school to record a 97.6 per cent pass rate - beating last year's.
Acting headteacher at the school, Tony Willis, paid tribute to everyone who had played their part in achieving the high grades.
"It is a fantastic set of results under very challenging circumstances," he said.
"The boys and the staff have performed extremely well."
The Windsor Girls School: Cheers rang out at the Imperial Road school as high achievers celebrated results day.
The school recorded an overall pass rate of 99.3 per cent with 76 per cent of students walking away with C grades and above.
Sally Saunders, head of sixth form, said: "The results mark the culmination of an extremely successful year for the school which was recently judged to be outstanding by Ofsted."
St George's School: Celebrations were in order as 40 per cent of students gained A* to A grades.
A total of 92 per cent of students at the Wells Lane school achieved grades between A* and C, with headmistress Rachel Owens praising the efforts of pupils.
"St George's girls have shown yet again that they can succeed in whatever they choose," she said.
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