STUDENTS at Cradley Heath’s Ormiston Forge Academy are celebrating their best ever A-level and AS-level results today.

With a total pass rate of 100 per cent, 62 per cent gained three or more and those taking vocational subjects also secured record results.

Outstanding performances included Suhail Mohammed who will read maths at Birmingham University after achieving two A*s and two As.

Katie Cooper gained two As and two Bs, Harpreet Kaur one A and two Bs, Josh Brookin one A*, one A and two Bs and Dayna Rudge one A and two Bs.

Jessica Lowe and Leah Sheldon both secured three distinction stars at BTEC level 3 health and social care The large majority of students who have applied to university have been accepted to study the courses they wanted and several students have been successful in their applications to Russell Group Universities.

Principal Andrew Burns said: “We are very happy to have been able to prepare our students with excellent foundations for the next step of their lives. Whether they attend university or enter the world of work I am confident we have given them an excellent start. I congratulate them all.”

He added: “In this year of our best ever A-level results the academy has never been a better place to teach and learn. Our students deserve the best and we drive them on to fulfil their ambitions.

“The work is never over, we will soon welcome a large cohort of new year seven students who will explore and learn and smile and achieve their great results when the time comes.”

Vice principal in charge of  the sixth form Craig Cooling added: “Hearty congratulations go out to all of our students on their achievements. I'd like to praise them for their commitment over two years of study. I am particularly pleased that the vast majority have secured places at the universities of their choice and I wish them every success in the future.”