Students and teachers at a North Chingford school are celebrating another set of impressive GCSE results.

Normanhurst School is celebrating the top class GCSE results for Year 11 pupils as 96 per cent of grades achieved were at grade 4 or above, equivalent to a previous grade C or higher, and 62 per cent at grades 7-9, equivalent to the previous grades A*or A.

The pupils achieved particularly well in maths, sciences, geography and the creative and performing arts with 100 per cent passes in English, art, business studies, individual sciences, computer science, French, graphics, history, Spanish, biology, chemistry and physics.

Headteacher Jacqueline Job is incredibly proud of the pupils’ achievements.

She said: “This year has been an incredibly challenging year for our pupils and I am incredibly proud of their hard work, resilience and commitment towards their studies.

"There were some excellent individual performances: Emily achieving 9’s in all 9 subjects, Hamza, Will and Alexa achieved 9 passes with 8 at Grades 8 or 9, Crystal and Sam achieved 9 passes with 7 at Grades 8 or 9, Lucy and Reuben achieved 8 grades 7-9 and many others achieved 5 grades 7-9 among their haul.

"I am pleased to be able to see pupils progress onto the next stage of their education, with a thirst for learning and determination to succeed. Their success is very well-deserved and is a testament to the pupils and teachers.

"They are well equipped and ready to continue learning, as well-rounded and good citizens. They leave Normanhurst to join some outstanding schools and colleges, as well as some apprenticeship programmes. I wish them all the very best for the future”.