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A Level results day: Sheffield students' delight captured in pictures on day of record results

Students across Sheffield opened their envelopes today to record levels of top grades after two years of studying during the pandemic.

Tuesday, 10th August 2021, 4:57 pm

Almost 45 per cent of A-Level grades awarded nationally today were A and A* – while some schools in Sheffield have reported this is the case in more than 70 per cent of all grades.

But while universities and national organisations have raised concerns of appeals and ‘grade-inflation’, it can’t be denied that there were many happy faces across the city’s schools today as pupils bagged their first choices.

Here are a selection of some of the pictures from across Sheffield’s sixth forms today.

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