Taunton show jumper receives her results by 'phone

Romilly Simmons receives her results by 'phone. Credit: Queen's College, Taunton

Romily Simmons who attends Queen's College in Taunton received her GCSE results by phone.

That is because the 16 year old is in Ireland competing at the Young Rider Championships.

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