RECORD-BREAKING GCSE results were welcomed by students and staff Stratford upon Avon School.
A school record of 20 per cent of papers were graded A* to A or equivalent, across all subjects.
Against a backdrop of changes to the national grading system in English and maths, 75 per cent of students achieved grade 4+ in English (or grade C equivalent) followed by 70 per cent in maths, and just over 62 per cent achieving grade 4+ in both.
And despite the removal of all coursework, and components of the new English exam, 20 of the new top ‘9’ grades were achieved across the two subjects.
Among the students who made particularly good progress were Hanan Shinwari, Hussayn Shinwari, Matthew Vickers, Molly Kingham, Joseph Jackson and Ben Albrecht.
Other standout performances included Libby Dwyer, Hanan Shinwari, Emilia Carter, Cassandra Lee, Grace Denyer and Charlotte Loyer.
Headteacher Neil Wallace said: ” As a comprehensive school it is important that students make good progress from their respective starting points, regardless of their ability on intake and it is lovely to see so many students achieving grades to be proud of.
“We would like to commend the hard work put in by students and staff that have made these results possible. We wish every one of our students the very best for the future and look forward to welcoming many of them back into the sixth form.”