Teenagers at Upton-by-Chester High School are celebrating after achieving successful GCSE results.
With 61% of the Year 11 students achieving five A*-C grades staff at the school have praised the students for their hard work and determination resulting in excellent results across the whole curriculum.
High fliers Emma Bloomfield, Josh Darwell and Steven Young celebrated after topping the score boards with 10 A* grades, while Laura Wiggins scored nine A* grades, Georgia Robson eight and Kate Gooding and Fiona Tait achieved seven.
The following students scored eight or more A*/A grades: Ellen Andrews, Jenny Dewhirst, Andreas Dobson, Georgina Guy, Ashley Hughes, Rachel Littler, Melanie Lynch, Katherine Osborne, Matthew Oxley, Sophie Stoneley and Lucy Walker.
There were excellent performances at all levels with many students performing well beyond their predicted grades.
Across the curriculum, high standards were maintained, while outstanding performances were scored in maths, art, photography, textiles, geography and German.
“I am very pleased for our students and for our staff,” said retiring headteacher Jane Holland.
“This is a good outcome, a just reward for all their hard work. The measures we have put in place in recent years continue to make an impact and the girls particularly have scored exceptionally well.”