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GCSE results 2019: West Norfolk's results revealed

PUBLISHED: 13:39 22 August 2019 | UPDATED: 16:17 22 August 2019

Students at Springwood High School celebrate their resullts. Photo: Casey Cooper-Fiske

Students at Springwood High School celebrate their resullts. Photo: Casey Cooper-Fiske

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Anxious waits for West Norfolk students finally came to an end today as they received their GCSE results.

King Edward VII Academy students Emily Edwards and Louie Crown celebrate their GCSE results. Picture: King Edward VII AcademyKing Edward VII Academy students Emily Edwards and Louie Crown celebrate their GCSE results. Picture: King Edward VII Academy

Anxious waits for west Norfolk students finally came to an end on Thursday as they received their GCSE results.

Springwood High School in King's Lynn saw an increase on last year's pass rate with 66pc of students receiving a grade 4 or above in English and maths.

The school's highest performing student was Phoebe Claxton with seven 9s, three 8s and one 7.

Headteacher Andy Johnson said: "This year our students have been exceptional. I am so pleased that they have gained such great results."

King Edward VII Academy students Anya Biran and Alina Orlova celebrate their GCSE results. Picture: King Edward VII AcademyKing Edward VII Academy students Anya Biran and Alina Orlova celebrate their GCSE results. Picture: King Edward VII Academy

Students at King Edward VII school, also in King's Lynn, saw stable results with 48pc receiving a grade 4 or above in maths and English. The school praised "spectacular performances" from a number of students.

Principal Sarah Hartshorn said: "We are delighted and proud of all our students who have achieved similar levels to previous years. There have been some outstanding individual student outcomes with 39 students attaining the coveted grade 9s in their subjects. Thank you to all the staff and parents who have supported our students and enabled them to succeed."

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King's Lynn Academy saw 51pc of students achieve grade 4s and above in maths and English.

Principal Alan Fletcher said: "We are really proud of our class of 2019, who have worked so hard to achieve these strong results. KLA's recent improvement continues, and the results show that last year's big increase in outcomes for our students has been sustained.

"I would like to congratulate our students on their results, and on their behalf thank our teachers for the huge amount of time they put into to supporting our young people, along with their parents."

St Clement's High School said it was "pleased" with results which showed 53pc of students receiving a grade 4 or above in maths and English. The highest performing student was Eloise Cumming who achieved a grade 8 or above in 12 subjects including five grade 9s.

Headteacher Nigel Willingham said: "I am extremely proud of all students and the increase in attainment. This year has seen a particular rise in the number of students achieving the very highest grades."

At Downham Market Academy, 63pc of students achieved at least a grade four in English and maths.

Headteacher, Rolf Purvis said "I'm delighted with these results, which are a testament of the hard work of our students."

Cromwell Community College in Wisbech saw 61pc of students achieve grades between nine and four in English and Maths, with 8pc achieving grade seven or higher, a 3pc increase on last year.

Jane Horn, executive principal of Cromwell Community College, said: "I am delighted that we have achieved another strong set of GCSE results. It is brilliant to see this celebrated with such fantastic results and more students achieving the top grades."

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