Berwick Academy pupils expressed a mixture of relief and joy when they received their GCSE results today .
Outstanding results were achieved by several candidates who can now prepare for life in the sixth form.
Grace Gibson, from Norham, achieved an amazing 7A* and 4A grades.
The 16-year-old, who hopes to go on to be a doctor, said: “I was very nervous beforehand but I’m really happy now. I’ve done much better than I thought I was going to.”
She now plans to study biology, chemistry, physics, maths and further maths at A Level.
Anna Skelly was chuffed to manage A* grades in maths and English language, as well as host of other excellent grades.
“I feel quite relieved,” said Anna who intends to study maths, biology and chemistry next year.
Lucinda Lawrie also got a pair of A* grades in maths and physics.
“I feel very proud,” she admitted. “I was hoping I would do well.”
She will now move into the sixth form at Longridge Towers to study maths, English literature, drama and history.
Georgina Simm was delightedwith her grades and will now move on to Newcastle College to study maths, economics, sociology and politics.
“I was really pleased with my A in maths and B in English,” she said.
Other top achievers included Liam Skelly, Fionn Elliot, Simon Steven, Peter Thomas and Alexandra Muir.