Ipswich GCSEs 2021: Ipswich Academy hails its best ever results
Pupils in Ipswich are celebrating collecting their results, with one town school hailing its best ever set of GCSE marks.
At Brazier's Wood Road's Ipswich Academy, staff are celebrating their best ever exam performance with the majority of pupils achieving between a grade nine and four in English and Maths.
Some 65.4 per cent met the benchmark, which is is a record for the school, and is up 2.4 per cent since last year.
Abbie Thorrington, Ipswich Academy's principal, said teachers were 'super proud' of their pupils who 'thoroughly deserved their fantastic results'.
"The majority have worked their socks off, demonstrated confidence, resilience and taken every opportunity to make the most
"I also want to thank our staff, the student's families and our community who have all gone the extra mile to provide support."
And at fee paying Ipswich School, staff there have congratulated students for their strong work ethic and excellent set of results.
Almost half of its pupils earned a grade eight or nine, with more than 70 per cent achieving a grade nine to seven.