Pupils at The Deepings School were celebrating making their grades to pursue further learning next year.
The school had another consistent set of GCSE results with, gaining a 67 per cent overall pass rate
The overall A* to C pass rate exceeded 77 per cent and more than 86 per cent of the year group achieved five A* to C passes.
Headteacher Chris Beckett said: “In yet another year of uncertainty and apparent tweaks to GCSE grade boundaries we are very pleased with this set of results; they are reflective of a hard working year group.”
Mr Beckett said the results should enable the vast majority of pupils access to their first choice of post-16 study with an anticipated record number moving in to the sixth form at the school.
Among those finding out their fate on Thursday were Charlotte Lincoln (16), from Deeping St James, who was one of school’s high flyers. She racked up four A*s, five As and two Bs. She said: “I am very happy, I have got into all the A-levels I wanted. I was quite surprised but I am glad all the hard work has paid off.”
Abi Fletcher (16), from Deeping St James, gained three As, five Bs and two Cs.
She said “I am very pleased. I can get into sixth form so that is great.
“I am proudest of my As in music and art.”
Danielle Aston-Wilmot (16), from Market Deeping, picked up an A, four Cs and four Ds, She said: “I’ve got into college with a breeze and surprised myself in some of my subjects. I achieved my best grades in English language with a C and I got a distinction in IT. I’m so relieved, I’ve been worrying since I finished my exams. I’ll be going to New College Stamford to study beauty therapy.”
Issie Aris (16), from Market Deeping, gained two A*s, six Bs, and two Cs.
She said: “I got two A*s in my business, I’m really shocked as I thought I’d only get a B. I’m so relieved and still shaking a bit. I’ve got into sixth form here to study history, drama and theatre studies and psychology.”