High achievers at Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham secure more than 10 A* GCSEs each

Philip Hurst, headteacher at Thomas Mills High School, praised students and teachers for their hard

Philip Hurst, headteacher at Thomas Mills High School, praised students and teachers for their hard work. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Students at a Suffolk school have been praised for securing outstanding GCSE results.

Annie Bones, Annabel Anderson and Jessica Hollis were among the highest achievers at Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham – amid a “another excellent set of results”.

Annie attained the equivalent of 11A*s, Annabel secured the equivalent of eight A*s, including the top grade 9 in English and maths, and Jessica gained the equivalent of 10A*s.

Overall, 74% of the school’s GCSE students achieved grade 4 or above in English and maths,

Headteacher Philip Hurst said, “We congratulate the pupils on their fantastic achievements. They have made great progress. They are a lovely year group and we wish them continued success.”

He also singled out praise for the hard work of teachers who “worked tirelessly to successfully implement new qualifications.”

“We are delighted with these achievements whilst being able to maintain a wide range of option choices.”

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Mr Hurst highlighted the school’s achievements under new performance measures, with 54% of pupils achieving a grade 5 or above in English and maths.

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