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Left to right: Sarah Liming, Pauline Tully, Katia Matless, Sara Ames collect their GCSE results at West Suffolk College

Parents are often bursting with pride on GCSE results day, but in Bury St Edmunds two mums were jumping for joy not just for their sons but also for gaining their very own A and A* grades as well.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Maltings Academy student Alex Sage

A student who was hit by a car and left with a brain injury just seven months ago has said she is delighted after picking up GCSEs.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Manningtree High School maths teacher Miss Ania Kolendo with some of her straight A students.

While pupils nervously see what they have got, it is easy to forget that results day is also an anxious time for teachers.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Thomas Gainsborough GCSE 2016 group picture

Students at Great Cornard’s Thomas Gainsborough School, which had some of the most improved maths and English results in Suffolk, have spoken of their delight on GCSE results day.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Stour Valley Community School headteacher Christine Inchley with top student Lewis Ruddock and parents Lynne and Mark

A schoolboy at Stour Valley Community School achieved its best-ever GCSE results today.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Pupils celebrate at the Sudbury Ormiston Academy - Gemma Marsh and James Cooper

Special praise went to a GCSE student from Ormiston Sudbury Academy who passed his English and maths exams after having open heart surgery when he was 13.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Charlie Vickers, Clacton Coastal Academy pupil, with his results.

One student battled illness and grief during GCSE studies and still achieved good grades.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Tim Odgers on a recent trip to York Minster

Tributes have been paid to an “inspirational” former Stowmarket Middle School head teacher who has died of an aggressive blood cancer.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Eve Waller, from Beccles Free School, who overcame a broken neck to study for her GCSEs.

Student Eve Waller recovered from life threatening injuries after an accident to achieve excellent GCSE results.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
GCSE results day at Kesgrave High School. Jonathan Durston celebrates his results.

It is a very special day for Kesgrave star student and head boy Jonathan Durston - who discovered he had achieved 12 A*s and one A in his GCSEs this morning.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
GCSE results - Debenham High School.

Brothers, left to right, Calvin and Aidan Coe (1A* Distinction 10A* 1A). Older brother Calvin also did very well in his A level results.

Debenham High School student Aidan Coe, said he was quite overwhelmed with his GCSE results after finding he had achieved one A* distinction grade, nine A* grades and one A grade.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Farlingaye High School pupils Daisy Shaw (left) and Erin Hamilton celebrate their GCSE results.

Farlingaye High School student Erin Hamilton, who achieved nine A* grades in her GCSEs today said she was “shocked and relieved” with the results.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
GCSE results day at Clacton Coastal Academy.

Year 11 pupils across north Essex are celebrating another bumper crop of GCSE results this year.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
West Suffolk pupils receive their GCSE results
Emotional King Edward VI School pupils in Bury St Edmunds

Schools across the area are celebrating outstanding GCSE results after months of waiting.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Amelia Felgate, five, with Sparkle - her very own Pigs Gone Wild creation

Her older siblings have been proudly showing off the junior pigs they and their classmates designed and painted during the summer term.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Students at Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy celebrating their GCSE results this morning.

The outstanding GCSE results achieved by Ipswich schools this year are a promising step in the right direction, the town’s MP has said.

Farlingaye High School pupils Daisy Shaw (left) and Erin Hamilton celebrate their GCSE results.

There were tears from some and squeals of joy from others today as students across east Suffolk opened the envelopes containing their GCSE results.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Stock image of pupils sitting an exam. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Girls are expected to yet again outperform boys on GCSE results day this year.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
GCSE Results Day - St Benedict’s Catholic School in Bury. Left to right, Tia Lowman, Niall Morris, Rachel Ellis, Georgina Coll, Peter Bryan, Ben Campbell, Abin Jose.

Youngsters across Suffolk will this morning end their anxious wait as they pick up their GCSE results.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Anthony Roberts, who is also receiving an honorary degree from University Centre Colchester.

The dad of Blur front man Damon Albarn will be one of the two first recipients of an honorary degree from the University Centre Colchester (UCC).

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
School expansion plans to go on show. Library image.

Plans to expanded de Vere Primary School in north Essex will go on show tomorrow.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Yarik Chervonyy, who achieved A grades in Russian, Financial Studies and B grades in History and Government and Politics.

A Clacton Coastal Academy pupil who achieved U grades in his first year of sixth form became the school’s top performing A-level student yesterday.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Flora Douglas leaps for joy with her two A*s and an A grade at Woodbridge School.

Woodbridge School’s ‘drama queen’, Flora Douglas is ecstatic with her A-level results – and is now hoping for a career in the theatre.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Farlingaye High School A-Level student Natalie Nickells celebrates her exam results.

High-flying student Natalie Nickells was preparing herself to go through clearing because she felt she had done so badly in her exams – only to discover she had got four A* grades and an A in her A-levels.

Thursday, August 18, 2016
James Harrison

A 7ft tall student who underwent surgery to remove a tumour while studying for his A-levels is on his way to achieving his dream of becoming a research chemist.

Thursday, August 18, 2016
A- Level students gather at the County Upper Shool in Bury St Edmunds for their A-Level results.
Against all odds - Amelia Thompson and mum Michelle celebrate

For one A-level student from Bury St Edmunds, results day came after a lifetime living with brittle bone disease, with multiple operations and complications making her miss a lot of school lessons.

Thursday, August 18, 2016
A-Level results day at Copleston High School in Ipswich.

Schools in Ipswich will be welcoming back their Year 13 students today ready to hand out their all-important A-level results.

Thursday, August 18, 2016
A-Level results day at Northgate High School in Ipswich.

Hundreds of students across Suffolk and north Essex have been finding out their A-Level results today.

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Witham Sixth Form's Heather Cartwright

A teenage mum who gave birth at the age of 15 and was told her life was “ruined” returned to education to complete her A-levels.

Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Nandos in Bury St Edmunds

Students celebrating getting their results today have been given a cheeky offer from Nandos.

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