Staff and pupils at Sir William Romney’s School in Tetbury are celebrating a sixth consecutive year of positive progress in their GCSE results.

17 per cent of all grades achieved were above grade 7 with more than 30 per cent achieving the very highest grades in biology, chemistry, physics, music and art.

Furthermore, 51 per cent of all grades were above a grade 5 and 70 per cent of all grades were above a grade 4 with 53 per cent of all students achieving a grade 4 in both English and maths.

Students again celebrated exceptional achievement in geography and French with 75 per cent achieving a grade 4 or above, computer science, with 73 percent drama, with 100 per cent and history with 74 per cent.

Headteacher Jon Bell said: "Students at Sir William Romney’s School have enjoyed another year of exceptional achievement.

""I am personally very proud that students of all abilities have again made good progress at SWR, from students who achieved the very highest grades to students who have surpassed their targets to achieve grades 4 and 5 across their GCSEs.

"This is obviously down to students’ own diligence and resilience, but it also reflects our ambitious and inclusive ethos for every student across the school.

"Teaching and learning is of the highest standard and teachers work very hard to ensure that all students enjoy learning across the entire curriculum."

The school is proud of all students’ achievements, but would like to congratulate the following students for exceptional performance in their examinations:

• Darcy Marshall (9/9/9/9/9/9/9/9/7/6)

• Klara Fletcher (9/9/9/9/9/8/8/7/6)

• Isabella Edgell (9/9/8/7/7/6/6/6)

• Hattie Nixon (9/8/7/7/7/6/6/6/6)

• Elsie Heslop (9/8/8/8/8/8/7/7/7)

• Bea Herbert (8/8/7/7/7/7/7/6/5)

• Phoebe Hawkins (8/7/7/7/7/7/7/6/6)

• Arthur Bury (8/7/7/6/6/6/5/5/5)

• Juliet Cooper (8/7/7/7/7/5/5/4/4)

• Hugh Chidley (9/7/6/6/6/5/5/5/4)

• Joe McGahan (5/4/4/4/4/4)