GCSE results 2015: Knights Templar School, Baldock

It's results day at Knights Templar School

It's results day at Knights Templar School - Credit: Archant

The hard work has paid off at Knights Templar School with a raft of students bagging top grades.

Ellen King.

Ellen King. - Credit: Archant

Star performers include Ellen King, who balanced her studies with her work in the music department and came away with nine A* grades.

Amy Swain – who also excelled at art in her extra-curricular activities – picked up five A*s and four A grades, while Alexander Massie collected eight A*s and two A grades.

Other big achievers included Max Piner (seven A*s and three As), Amanda Ludbrook (five A*s and four As) Rennan Tilbury (three A*s and seven As) Lucy Brewer (three A*s and six As) and Naomi List (two A*s and seven As).

Headteacher Tim Litchfield said: “I am delighted with the results of this talented group of students. They have worked incredibly hard throughout their time and deserve huge credit.

Amy Swain.

Amy Swain. - Credit: Archant

“We have some incredible individual success stories which show how resilient the students are.

“We pride ourselves on ensuring the students have a well-balanced and enriched curriculum, so to see the students excelling in all areas of school life is a real privilege.

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“They have been guided by a very committed and inspiring team of staff who take great pride in their achievements. We look forward to welcoming them back to our sixth form.”

Linda Paice, who is head of Year 11, said: “It has been a pleasure to lead this year group for the last four years.

“They are very talented and have worked very hard to achieve a really good set of results.

“Seeing them mature into lovely young people has been a joy and I feel they are now fully prepared for the next stage of their lives. I wish them well for the future.”