South Norfolk and north Suffolk school pupils celebrate GCSE success

Hartismere School pupils celebrate their GCSE results ANL-140821-101229001

Hartismere School pupils celebrate their GCSE results ANL-140821-101229001

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Hundreds of youngsters in the Diss Express area have been celebrating another year of successful GCSE results.

Pupils in north Suffolk and south Norfolk made up some of the hundreds of thousands across the country who picked up their results today.

Diss High School students enjoyed a 77 per cent attainment of A*-C grades, with 68 per cent of these grades including Maths and English.

Hartismere School celebrated an improvement on last year’s results, with 72 per cent attaining at least 5 A*-C grades, including English and Maths, up on last year’s 65 per cent figure.

At Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham, 83 per cent achieved five or more A*-C grades, whilst Archbishop Sancroft High School in Harleston achieved 70 per cent with five or more A*-C grades.

Long Stratton High School enjoyed their third best-ever result. The number of pupils gaining at least five A*-C grades, including Maths and English, increased by three per cent on last year, to 65 per cent.

Meanwhile, at Stradbroke High School, 56 per cent of pupils earned five A*-C grades, which includes Maths and English, and at Old Buckenham High School, 72 per cent scored at least five A*-C grades.

Nationally, 68.8 per cent of GCSE entries attained A*-C grades, a slight rise of 0.7 per cent from last year’s results.

For a full report on the GCSE results across south Norfolk and north Suffolk schools, see tomorrow’s Diss Express.

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