At King Edward VI School there was a 100 per cent pass rate with over three-quarters of papers graded A* or A. No fewer than 40 students achieved at least 10 A* and A grades.

Stratford School achieved  another set of good results with 75 per cent of students achieving grades A*-C in English and 71 per cent passes in maths, meanwhile students in Alcester were also celebrating their good showing in this year’s GCSEs.

At Alcester Grammar 63 per cent of all entries were graded A*-A and 31 per cent were graded A* and across town at Alcester Academy 76 per cent of students achieved five or more A*-C grades at GCSE, with 75 per cent of students achieving grade C or above in maths and 69 per cent in English.

Full school report on the GCSE results in next week’s Midweek and Stratford Herald.