Pupils at Ysgol Eirias in Colwyn Bay get their results
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A-levels: Results in Colwyn Bay, Aberystwyth and Maesteg

The proportion of Welsh students gaining top A-level grades has fallen this year, although the overall pass rate has stayed stable.

Those achieving the top A* or A grades is 22.7%, down from 23.1% and is the lowest since the new top grade was introduced in 2010.

The overall pass rate remained at 97.3%.

A-level performance remains lower than England, which remained at 98.1% while top grades were down 0.1% on 2015.

These students at Ysgol Eirias in Colwyn Bay gave their reaction.

  • 18 Aug 2016
  • From the section Wales
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