WITH higher results than last year, 94.9% pupils at The King’s School in Chester gained A*-B grades with a third of all pupils gaining all A or A* grades.

Top of the class was Emily Moss of Rossett, who achieved a stunning total of 11 A* grades.

Meredith Benson of Marford, Matthew Hill of Chester, George Kaye of Upton, Hannah Lawrence-Smith of Huxley and Joshua Smith of Saughall, each gained 10 A* passes.

Other high fliers included Rachael Alcock (9.5 A*, 1 A) with Sam Narici of Nantwich, Bethany Shears of Bunbury, Sean Telford of Chester, Kartik Upadhyay of Chester and William Marshall of Tarvin all achieving 9 A* plus 1 A.

Two sets of twins – Sean and Jeremy Telford and Lucy and Alistair Simmonds – are also celebrating success.

Between them, Sean and Jeremy gained 20 GCSE passes with 19 at grade A or A* and Lucy and Alistair gained 20 GCSEs with 18 at grade A or A*.

Headmaster Chris Ramsey said: "My congratulations go to all the pupils who have worked very hard and to their teachers.

"We look forward to welcoming them back into the sixth form in September when we launch an exciting new curriculum aimed at inspiring this next generation of young people."

For more details and pictures, see next Thursday’s Chester Chronicle.