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Strong GCSE results across the board for students




The scene at Diss High School. Pictures by Gary Donnison
The scene at Diss High School. Pictures by Gary Donnison

Full reportand more pictures in tomorrow's Diss Express (Friday August 24)

Children across the district collected their GCSE results today.

At Diss High School, 130 pupils took exams with 83 per cent achieving grade 4in English and 70 per cent in maths. In addition, 58 per cent of all entries achieved “strong passes” of grades 9 to 5.

Headteacher Dr Jan Hunt, said: “This is a year group that has made excellent progress from some low starting points."

Diss High School students Kaytlin Paines, Abbi Doe and Jessica Kotowskla
Diss High School students Kaytlin Paines, Abbi Doe and Jessica Kotowskla

Notable individual successes were: Amy Hawkins, who achieved 11 strong GCSE passes, including six grade 9s, 3 grade 8s and a grade A in Level 3 additional maths; Isaac Nunn achieved 10 strong passes including six grade 9s, one grade 8 and a Distinction*.

At Stradbroke High School, 50 pupils took exams, with 70 per cent of achieving grade 4 and above in English and maths.

Stradbroke students Olivia Savage, Phillip Wooton, Callum Brown, Thomas Grayston and Emily Bullock
Stradbroke students Olivia Savage, Phillip Wooton, Callum Brown, Thomas Grayston and Emily Bullock

Headteacher John Axtell said: “Once again, we are delighted that our students have been rewarded for their hard work."

Diss High: Thomas Adshead, Jack Aldrich and Daniel Stephenson.
Diss High: Thomas Adshead, Jack Aldrich and Daniel Stephenson.

Students Simon Capp and Lee Chilvers results’ included three grade 8s and four grade 9s each.

At Hartismere School, Eye, 145 pupils took exams with 84 per cent achieving grade 4 and above in English and maths.

Headteacher James McAtear said: “These results are a testimony to the hard work of all our staff, governors and students and to the support given to them by their parents.”

At Archbishop Sancroft High School in Harleston, 70 pupils took exams with 71 per cent achieving grade 4 and above in the two main subjects.

Headteacher Richard Cranmer said: “We are absolutely delighted for this super year group."

At Thomas Mills School, Framlingham, 171 pupils took exams with 76 per cent achieving grade 4 or above in English and maths.

At Attleborough Academy 114 students took exams and the figure was 72 per cent.



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