LATEST: Birkbeck School GCSE results

BIRKBECK headteacher Lynda Dobson has praised her staff and students after the North Somercotes School saw 64.3 per cent of pupils earn five or more A*-C grades at GCSE.

And overall 54.3 per cent of students gained 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths.

ICT Diploma results were also strong with 100 per cent achievement, every student earned an A* in the project element.

Headteacher, Lynda Dobson said: “I am immensely proud of everyone, these results can be attributed to the sheer commitment of staff and students alike and just go to show that all the extra effort really does pay off. The proportion of students achieving at least five passes at grades A* to C is the greatest in the school’s history.”