Huge rise in GCSE grades at school in Norwich

Pupils at the Ormiston Victory Academy at Costessey near Norwich have been collecting their GCSE results. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A school is Norwich is celebrating its best-ever GCSE results and has bucked the national trend. The Ormiston Victory Academy in Costessey was a struggling school three years ago.

The school says 75% of pupils achieved five or more A* to C grades including maths and English which is up from 38% three years ago.

The Executive Principal Rachel De Souza said: "I cannot tell you how proud and delighted I am. It's all come from hard work and commitment. We think our students and teachers have done a fabulous job."

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GCSE results 2013

The proportion of GCSEs awarded at least a C grade has fallen for the second year running.