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Horsing around? Student takes pony to collect GCSE results

Ebony Kenington was all smiles as she collected her results on horseback! Credit: Dean Blake

For many students just getting in the car to travel to school today would have been a struggle, as thousands nervously went to pick up their GCSE results.

But for one teenager from the South West, the journey was horseplay as she decided to ride to Hanham Woods Academy to collect her envelope.

Ebony Kenington might have chosen an unconventional method of travel but she was all smiles after receiving her results.

(We're assuming she got an A* in horsing around)

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Six sets of twins at same school notch up 43 A* grades

An impressive 43 A* and 44 A grades have been notched up by six sets of twins who attend the same school.

Minnie and Tallulah Crawley, Florence and Dorothy Hislop, George and Sam Price and Marcus and Charlotte Hook. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

The siblings are all in the same year group at St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School in Bristol, where results shot up by six per cent.

Dorothy and Florence Hislop, 16, scored 13 A*, six As and one B between them.

Two sets of twins (left to right) Minnie Crawley, Tallulah Crawley, Florence Hislop and Dorothy Hislop. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Dorothy, who gained seven A*s, two As and one B, said: "We were so nervous, everyone kept saying the grades were slipping, so today was a surprise. I am really happy with my results."

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