PRESTATYN high school pupil Jack Bailey leapt in the air after gaining the grades needed for Cambridge.

Students at Prestatyn High School achieved an overall pass rate for the second year running of 98 per cent. This is up five per cent since 2016.

Top A level performers at the school were Jack Bailey with A*A* B, Sam Davidson A*AA, Jordan Emery A*A*A*, Bronya Evans A*A*A, Timothy Fairhurst A*AB, Shania Pallicer McPherson AAB, Luke Pritchard A*AC, Jack Pumford A*A*A, Thomas Salsbury AAA.

Top BTEC performers were Reece James D*D*D*, Charlotte Joannidi D*D*D*, Katie King D*D*D, Sophie Reddaway D*D*D, Sam Roberts D*D*C, Jade Williams D*D*D*M, Paige Williams D*DCC.

Neil Foley, headteacher, said: "Once again our students have performed at the highest level and achieved results that are truly outstanding.

"We expect the highest of standards from all students and staff so that all learners achieve their potential and yet again, our students have surpassed our expectations. They are a credit to the school, their families but most of all to themselves."

Glen Vernon, head of Prestatyn High Sixth Form, said: "These results are significant for all concerned. The students and staff have worked extremely hard this year and I am delighted to see them rewarded.

"The vast majority of Prestatyn High School students have achieved their potential and can now continue on to their University of choice or employment. This reflects real dedication, commitment and the support their teachers, families and friends."