GCSE Results Day 2019: Live updates from Essex
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Today students across Essex are nervously waiting to find out their GCSE results.
Throughout the day we will bringing you the latest from schools across Essex.
Colchester High School
Colchester High School said it was celebrating a series of "excellent" GCSE results, with 93% of grades achieved at the new grade 4 or above.
In total 75% of grades were a "strong pass" at grade 5 or above, with 39% of grades at 7 or above in both English and maths. 91% of pupils achieved at least five Grade 4 and above passes including maths and English.
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Top performers included Jasmine Conley, who achieved 11 GCSEs all at the top grade 9, and Isobel London who achieved 10 GCSEs at grade 7 or above.
David Young, head of Colchester High School, said, "It is a pleasure to celebrate with our staff and students who have worked so hard to achieve these results.
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"My congratulations go to all of our GCSE students and I wish them every success as they take their next steps into A-levels and beyond."
Clacton County High School
Chris Taylor, Head of School said: "I am delighted for our students and their families, my congratulations go out to them all. I cannot praise the staff here at CCHS more highly for their commitment and dedication to our students."
Executive Headteacher Neil Gallagher said "I am delighted for our students and their families, my congratulations go out to them all. I cannot praise the staff here at CCHS more highly for their commitment and dedication to our students."