A-Levels

A Level stars celebrate top results

By Jennifer Lipman, August 18, 2011

Jewish teenagers across the country are celebrating after achieving top A Level results.

Yavneh College in Borehamwood saw pupils achieve an 100 per cent pass rate, with44 per cent gaining an A grade or above.

Joshua Pyzer was among the happy faces at the school this morning, after he found he had gained two A* grades and three A grades.

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Success for Muslim-Jewish twins

By Rebecca Burns, August 27, 2010

North London twins from a Muslim and Jewish background are pursuing Jewish-themed career paths after their A-levels.

Yasemin Narcin hopes to go into primary school teaching via a course at Leo Baeck College. Her brother Yusuf has a place at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama to study classical based trombone performance. He is trombonist in a klezmer influenced band, Gabby Young and Other Animals, which has played at Glastonbury.

The twins, whose mother is Jewish, attended Finchley Progressive Synagogue and a Turkish mosque but it was the Jewish community which left its mark.

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Students reach new level with top A Level results

August 26, 2010

A-level results this year have attracted particular interest because of the introduction of the new A* grade. And many Jewish pupils were star-struck.

At JFS, 48 per cent of grades were As or A*s and more than three-quarters of the 489 results were grade B or above.

Eighty per cent of Immanuel exams were passed at grades of B or better. And King Solomon High School pupils recorded a 99 per cent pass rate overall, with nearly three-quarters gaining a C grade or above.

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Northern pupils' GCSE successes

By Jonathan Kalmus, August 26, 2010

Northern GCSE stars were headed by Manchester Mesivta's Simcha Brownson, 15, who gained 10 A*s and three As. Another Mesivta high achiever was Saul Yardley, who passed 12 subjects at A* and A grade.

Mesivta said it was a "bumper year" for pupils with 98 per cent scoring all their subjects at A*-C in the strictly Orthodox school's express stream, in which many students sit GCSEs at 15 so as to start yeshivah studies at 16.

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King David hails A-listers

By Jonathan Kalmus, August 20, 2010

Manchester A-level students are celebrating some top results.

King David High School reported that 80 per cent of pupils achieved A*, A and B grade passes.

Governors' chair Joshua Rowe said the results were testimony to the dedication of pupils and staff, who regularly stayed on after school to assist students.

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The A-Level figures for the UK's top Jewish schools

August 20, 2009

The A-Level results for the UK's major Jewish schools

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Jewish schools celebrate record A-Level results

By Robyn Rosen, August 20, 2009

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Communal secondary schools have reported record-breaking A-level results.

At Immanuel College in Bushey, 67 per cent of A-levels taken by pupils were passed with an A grade, the highest proportion in the school’s history.

Forty-two per cent of A-level students achieved three or more A grades and the numbers of A and B grade passes jumped from 82 per cent to 90 per cent.

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