Thousands celebrate great GCSE results

Celebrating their GCSE results are Hill House School pupils Grace Stott, who achieved 6 A*s and 3 As, Imogen Hooper, who achieved 9 A*s and Sophie Hudson 7 A*s and 3 As.

Celebrating their GCSE results are Hill House School pupils Grace Stott, who achieved 6 A*s and 3 As, Imogen Hooper, who achieved 9 A*s and Sophie Hudson 7 A*s and 3 As.

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THOUSANDS of teenagers are celebrating today after picking up their GCSE results.

Among the top performers in the borough was Trinity Academy pupil Megan Gee who achieved an incredible 11A*s and three As.

Ninety five per cent of the youngsters at the Thorne-based school achieved five passes at A* to C.

Chinese student Danny Zhan joined the academy in year nine from Beijing. At the time he spoke very little English but is celebrating achieving one A* and eight A grades.

Ian Brew, principal of Trinity Academy, said: “Once again our students have raised our performance at GCSE thanks to their hard work, the commitment of a dedicated team of staff and supportive parents.”

Meanwhile 79 per cent of youngsters at Hayfield School in Auckley achieved the benchmark of five A* to C grades, including maths and English - the second highest in the school’s history.

Maria Rock, acting headteacher commented: “Yet again we are celebrating the outstanding results of our students. We are extremely proud of their achievements and congratulate them and their teachers on this high level of success.”

Dave Williams, principal of Hatfield’s Ash Hill Academy said the number of teenagers obtaining five A* to C grades had risen by 11 per cent this year.

At Rossington All Saints 64 per cent of students gained five A* to Cs including English and Maths, with 92 per cent gaining five GCSE’s graded A* to C.

Head Alan Warboys said: “Our GCSE students have smashed all previous records leading to what has obviously been a huge celebration with lots of happy faces.”

Meanwhile 95 per cent of teenagers at the privately-run Hill House School achieved five or more GCSEs at grade C or above.

Sophie Wright of Loversall achieved six As and 4 Bs while at the same time pursuing a career in acting. The 16-year-old is currently filming for an E4 comedy for teenagers to be screened in the autumn.

This follows a leading role as the young Jane Horrocks in Little Crackers.