A Derby student who is working in cancer research has been awarded 9 A* GCSE grades.
Ellie Mandale, of Longford, was one of the top achievers at Derby High School and said she was thrilled with her results.
The 16-year-old is in the middle of a work placement at a Nottingham University laboratory where scientists are looking at ways of detecting lung cancer early using blood tests.
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