Highfield: 10 per cent jump

Cheers resounded around Highfield School after they achieved a 10 per cent rise in their GCSE results. At the Letchworth secondary 73 per cent of students hit the target of 5 A* to C grades, up 10 per cent on last year.

Cheers resounded around Highfield School after they achieved a 10 per cent rise in their GCSE results.

At the Letchworth secondary 73 per cent of students hit the target of 5 A* to C grades, up 10 per cent on last year.

And more students than ever achieved the top A* grade, with standout performances by Christina Farley (11 A*), Emily Al-Hudairi, David Johnson and Lucy Pedric (10 A*), Jessica Wynn (nine A* grades) and Vit Huang and Rachael Hinton (eight A*).

Headteacher Ian Morris said: "All the results are thoroughly deserved and we are absolutely delighted. They are a culmination of a huge amount of work by both students and staff and my thanks go to everyone for making this year's results so good."


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