Joy and tears as GCSE results released

THE long wait for GCSE results ended today as students across the region collected their grades - and school corridors were packed with cries of joy and tears of disappointment.

THE long wait for GCSE results ended today as students across the region collected their grades - and school corridors were packed with cries of joy and tears of disappointment.

It looks set to be another record year for GCSE results nationally, and education bosses in Suffolk have congratulated students on their hard work.

Patricia O'Brien, Suffolk's portfolio holder for children, schools and young people's services, said: "Students across Suffolk deserve to be congratulated today for their GCSE and vocational exam results.

“Particularly pleasing is seeing the efforts and achievements of all students being celebrated, from those who have recorded a run of A and A* grades to those who have done their very best.


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“The students have worked hard for these exams, as have their teachers. This, combined with the support of families and friends, seems to be a significant factor in achieving success.”

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