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GCSE results: Highbury Fields School

PUBLISHED: 13:11 21 August 2015 | UPDATED: 13:11 21 August 2015

Celebrating their results, from left to right: Sumayyah Hasan, Michaela Zere, Grace Wright-Spinks, Jade Smiles and Dorothy Wright Spinks.

Celebrating their results, from left to right: Sumayyah Hasan, Michaela Zere, Grace Wright-Spinks, Jade Smiles and Dorothy Wright Spinks.

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Highbury Fields School was yesterday celebrating a 62 per cent rate of five or more GCSEs - including English language and maths - at A*-C.

Headteacher Gladys Berry said: “It is a testament to the highly effective teaching and support provided to students at Highbury Fields.

“These results also reflect our students’ superb attitudes to learning, which combined with commitment and hard work, have led to them achieving great grades whilst also demonstrating truly exceptional progress since the beginning of year seven.

“The school community is very proud of all of our students who sat examinations this year.”

The school reported 83 per cent of students gained A*-C in English language, while the figure was 67 per cent for maths. There was also “exceptional” achievement in geography (92 per cent at C or above) and history (83 per cent).

Individual success stories included:

Dorothy Wright Spinks - seven A*s and two As.

Sumayyah Hasan - six A*s and three As.

Grace Wright Spinks - four A*s and five As.

Jade Smiles - three A*s, four As and two Bs.

Michaela Zere - one A*, five As and two Bs.

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