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Ellie's school celebrates her Paralympic victory

Great Britain's Ellie Robinson with her Gold medal during the medal ceremony for the Women's 50m Butterfly S6. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire/Press Association Images

There have been scenes of jubilation at Ellie Robinson's school in Northampton as they celebrate her gold medal in the swimming pool at the Paralympics in Rio.

15-year-old Ellie stormed to victory in the S6 50 metres butterfly with a Paralympic record time of 35.58 seconds.

Fellow pupils at Northampton High School celebrated her victory on Friday when they returned to morning assembly on Monday.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Sarah Cooper

Fellow pupils said everyone was 'buzzing' at school and talking about her win in Rio.

One said: "It's funny to see someone we see every day do something so amazing and it makes you think maybe I can do something like that."

Pupils at Ellie Robinson's school in Northampton celebrate her Paralympic victory. Credit: ITV News Anglia

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