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A-level praise from county councillor
ESSEX County Council has congratulated all the county’s students as they collected their A Level results.
Stephen Castle, cabinet member for education, said: “I would like to congratulate Essex students on their hard work.
"There will be many students looking forward to beginning university or furthering their education in other ways.
"There will also be lots of people looking forward to entering the world of work. Whatever their plans, I want to wish them all the very best of luck for the future.
“Essex County Council is dedicated to increasing educational achievement across the county, and ensuring that all children get the education they deserve.
"We are also committed to building the best education system so that every pupil can go on to fulfil their potential, be it academically or vocationally.
"We have some excellent schools in Essex, and pupils, teachers and parents all play a big part in Essex’s educational successes. I would like to thank everyone for their hard work.”
Youngsters considering further education at university can visit the UCAS website for advice at www.ucas.co.uk , alternatively www.notgoingtouni.co.uk provides alternative information.