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Congratulations to Norfolk's A Level and vocational students

13 August 2020

It’s been a challenging year for students across Norfolk and today they will be opening their A-Level and vocational results today (13 August) and deciding on what to do next.

Cllr John Fisher, cabinet member for Children’s services at Norfolk County Council, said: “Congratulations to all the Norfolk students receiving their A Level and vocational results today. Although students were not able to sit exams this year, I hope they will be satisfied with the grades they have worked hard for. They have shown remarkable resilience during an extraordinary time. Studying at home with the support of teachers and families must have been a very different experience.”

“The best of luck to those students who will be heading to the university or the job of their choice. For those who haven’t received the results they hoped for, there are plenty of options out there. This could mean heading to a different university, studying a new course or starting their working life with an apprenticeship.”

“We have high aspirations for education in Norfolk and today is a time to celebrate the achievements of our students and teachers.”

Norfolk County Council's advice: Help is available whatever your results.

University

If you’ve applied through UCAS to university or college, you can login to Track from 8am on results day to check whether you’ve been accepted by your firm or insurance choice. The UCAS results day guide will help you to prepare for results day.

If your results don’t meet the conditions of any of your offers you’ll automatically be entered into Clearing where you can apply to universities and colleges that have course vacancies. You can also check out the Which? University guide to Clearing.

If your results are better than you expected the UCAS adjustment service has courses with higher entry requirements.

The national Exam Results Helpline on: 0800 100 900 between 8am and 10pm, 7 days a week between 14-29 August.

Apprenticeships

Help You Choose lists apprenticeships available locally and allows you to set up email alerts for vacancies you might be interested in. The National Apprenticeship Service website list apprenticeships across England and Apprenticeships Norfolk also have a list of current local vacancies particularly at the higher levels.

Information and advice

If you have concerns about the accuracy of your results you should firstly approach your school or college for advice.

For further information go to Your results, what next?

The National Careers Service offers careers information and advice to young people and is open between 8am and 10pm every day. You can also telephone a careers adviser on 0800 100 900.

Overall results

We will not be able to provide figures for A level results this year due to the difficulties comparing this year’s Ofqual calculated grades for A level students with previous years. Also, the mix of A level results and different vocational qualifications (and calculating equivalent scores) cannot provide an accurate picture of overall results.

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