There were some outstanding individual successes in 2011 including Alaina Briggs who achieved two A*s and two As in English Literature, Psychology, Sociology and the Extended Project Qualification.

Previous students of Kingstone School were also celebrating including Clare Bannister and Jade Guest who both picked up three A grades. Clare achieved her outstanding grades in English Language and Literature, Art and Design and Media Studies and is now well prepared for university. Jade excelled in English Literature, Fine Art and History.

Former Darton High pupil, Lauren Frost was delighted when she opened her results to discover she had achieved three A grades in English Language, Law and Psychology.

Barnsley Sixth Form College students also excelled at AS Level. There were many individual successes including two former Wombwell students, Robyn Makings and Gemma Ainsworth who both achieved two A grades and two B grades. Sam Dove, a former pupil of Foulstone High school also excelled, receiving two A grades in Computing and Physics and two B grades in Maths and Chemistry.

Jenny Miccoli, Barnsley Sixth Form College Principal, said: "This has been another excellent year for A Levels and I'm delighted for all the students who have achieved outstandingly well. I am also extremely proud of all our students and staff for their dedication and commitment.”