The hard work paid off for A-level students at Hedingham School.

Off the 96 per cent who passed at A* to E, 72 per cent achieved grades A* to C.

Last year, 69 per cent achieved grades A* to C, and 98 per cent passed at grades A* to E.

The AS pass rate of 91% was the best result the school has achieved.

Headteacher John Panayi said: "‘We are very pleased to achieve another good year of A-level results. The 91% pass rate at AS level is excellent and really encouraging for the future."