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Bury St Edmunds King Edward VI School headteacher praises GCSE students' 'continued efforts and resilience'




A Bury St Edmunds headteacher says GCSE students' 'continued efforts and resilience were finally rewarded' today.

Students at King Edward VI School, in Grove Road, received their results virtually.

Headteacher Lee Walker said: "After so much disruption to their final year of learning, and recent uncertainty about results, we could not be prouder of their continued efforts and their resilience.

Lee Walker, headteacher at King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds. Picture by Mecha Morton
Lee Walker, headteacher at King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds. Picture by Mecha Morton

"These were finally rewarded this morning, and we congratulate each and every one of them for their achievements.

"It has been a joy to watch these students blossom into the confident, kind and thoughtful young people they are today.

"We wish them all the very best as they continue into the next stage of their education and training.

"I would like to pay tribute once again to our magnificent staff, both teaching and support.

"They have continually gone the extra mile to support these students over the last four years. Their hard work and efforts are very much appreciated."

He highlighted a number of students who 'secured a particularly impressive number of the very top grades in each of their subjects'.

They were:

  • Aaron McIntyre (Head Boy)
  • Alex Aldridge
  • Amelia Revans
  • Annie Hill
  • Ben Alberts
  • Bethany Burdis
  • Betsy Matten
  • Ciara Leeson
  • Evie Rushton
  • Finn Barber
  • Helena Stawarz
  • Henry Pryke
  • Izzy Price
  • Joshua Vernon
  • Madeleine Hook
  • Mark Austin
  • Melanie Freeman
  • Rhian O'Brien
  • Sanjay Gudi

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