GCSE results for South's pupils

Thousands of teenagers are to receive their GCSE examination results on Thursday 22nd August 2013.

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Exam success for Churchill's relative

Isabella Soames has gained one of the best results in her school year Credit: PA Wire

The great-granddaughter of Sir Winston Churchill, from East Sussex, has received one of the best results in her school year.

Isabella Soames, who is 16-years-old, was also scouted by leading modelling agency Storm, who also work with Kate Moss and Lily Cole.

The teenager, who is the daughter of Conservative Mid Sussex MP Nicholas Soames, gained 11 A*s at independent Brighton College.

Isabella celebrating with her friends after getting great GCSE results Credit: PA Wire

The school's headteacher, Richard Cairns, said: "I think it is a proud moment for the city that a Brighton school can outperform much more selective schools in London and elsewhere in the South East."

"I really do believe that if you have a kind, considerate and supportive environment, children will achieve more than you might expect. Happy children are, by and large, successful children."

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