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Abbs Cross pupils celebrate success as results improve

PUBLISHED: 11:52 25 August 2016 | UPDATED: 13:39 25 August 2016

@ax_academy headteacher Nicola Jethwa with Gemma Byrne and Beth Wybrow. Both achieved 6 A*s, 4 As and a B!

@ax_academy headteacher Nicola Jethwa with Gemma Byrne and Beth Wybrow. Both achieved 6 A*s, 4 As and a B!

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Students are already celebrating and teachers are joining in, as they received their GCSE results this morning, which have improved from last year.

@ax_academy pupils Isabelle King, Georgina Thomson, Phoebe Wood and Louisa Wright celebrating GCSE success @ax_academy pupils Isabelle King, Georgina Thomson, Phoebe Wood and Louisa Wright celebrating GCSE success

A total of 30 students at Abbs Cross Academy and Arts College achieved an A* or A, and 64 per cent of GCSE grades, including maths and English, achieved were A* to C , a 5pc increase from 2015.

Proud headteacher Nicola Jethwa posed with Gemma Byrne and Beth Wybrow, who both achieved 6 A*s, 4 As and a B.

The Recorder caught students Isabelle King, Georgina Thomson, Phoebe Wood and Louisa Wright celebrating their success outside the school in Abbs Cross Lane, in Hornchurch.

Pick up a copy of the Recorder tomorrow to see the full coverage.

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