Photo of four students pictured after receiving their results.

Patchway Community School Post-16 exam results

Post-16 students at Patchway Community School have recorded 100 percent pass rates at A-level and in vocational subjects. Outstanding individual performances highlighted by the school include: Jack Palmer achieved A in English literature, B in history and B in politics, and will be studying politics & international relations at Aberystwyth University Hannah Evans takes up a place at Cardiff University,

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Photo of Cllr Ian Blair (left) and Hecham Alsaiyad.

Refugee named Community Learner of the Year

A refugee living in Patchway has been named as the South Gloucestershire Community Learner of the Year for 2017. Hecham Alsaiyad, 39, worked as a pharmacist back in Syria but the civil war in his country forced him to leave. He came to the UK under the refugee resettlement programme to make a new life for himself and his family. Hecham, his wife

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