Ashington students enjoy A-Level success – Video

STUDENTS at Ashington High School were celebrating today, after scooping top marks to gain their place on university courses.

The school opened at 8am for pupils to go in and collect their results, with many waiting to find out if they’d received the right marks to get on their chosen university course.

Ashington High School 'A' Level results students-(left to right) Joe Robinson, Jane Fitzpatrick and  Jonathan Cozens.

Ashington High School 'A' Level results students-(left to right) Joe Robinson, Jane Fitzpatrick and Jonathan Cozens.

The vast majority were all happy with their marks, though some were waiting to hear if they’d been accepted onto their course after missing out on the UCAS points requirement by only a small number of marks.

However, latest figure show that nationwide the number of students going to university has dropped, compared to this time last year.

To see a video of the results morning at Ashington High School, click on the video player above...