GCSE Results: Students results at Somercotes Academy deliver once again

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Head girl Elizabeth Williams achieved an fantastic two 8's, in maths and English literature, a 7 for English Language 2 A*'s, 4 A's and 2 B's, whilst also carrying out her other duties across the school.

STUDENTS at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy jumped for joy today after achieving another year of excellent GCSE results.

At Meopham School, 74 per cent achieved grade 4 or above in English, with 68 per cent earning the same results in maths.

"Huge thanks, also, to our dedicated staff who have worked tirelessly to help secure these successes".

More than 500 Coleg Cambria students achieved an A*-C in their GCSE resits in English Language and/or Mathematics.

"I was expecting a mix of A*s and As and I got that", the 16-year-old, from the Clifton area of Bristol, said.

"I will be going on to study science and maths at the Discovery School in Newcastle".

Headteacher Linda Rodham said: "We're extremely pleased with the results, especially given the new GCSEs in English and maths".

Twins Matthew and Craig Watkins, 16, collected 28 GCSEs between them.

Students at The Hastings Academy celebrated another good year for GCSE results.

A spokesman at UCAN added: "The academy wishes all our students every success as they move onto further education, apprenticeships and employment".

Maths and English were the most popular GCSE subjects in 2016, followed by Religious Studies and English Literature.

For the first time, a small number of pupils in Northern Ireland will get their grades as numbers in 9-1 form rather than A*-G grades.

Pleckgate Head Teacher Mark Cocker tells why he thinks more of his pupils have done better under the new system.

While unsure of the exact progress score the school achieved, Ruth was confident it was an improvement on last year: "We know we've beaten that by quite a long way this year".

Rhiana Sinclair was awarded an 8 in maths and English language, 7 in English literature, as well as four A* grades and four A grades. We got a private tutor so I was working all morning and all night.

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