YSGOL Emrys ap Iwan pupils have once again performed well in their GCSE examination results.

The school's head teacher Lee Cummins has been particularly pleased this year with an increase in pupils achieving five or more A* and A grades for the third consecutive year despite the new performance measures for this year in Wales.

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Emrys Ap Iwan pupil Harrison Evans is pleased with his results

Mr Cummins said: “These results are a success for everyone involved. It has been good to see great performance across such a large number of subjects.

"The results show the dedication of the learners, parents and staff and I am once again pleased that together we have ensured that all our learners have done themselves proud.”

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Katie Liddle was among this year's high achievers

Among the top performers this year are Katie Cook, Kieran Williams, Sophie Truesdale,

Alfie Downing, Katie Liddle, Declan Nichols, Mia Clabrough, Harry Gingell, Dylan Murray and Luca Bennett.

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Chiara Jones and Declan Nichols with their results

Mr Cummins added: “I am delighted with the increasing success of our learners to achieve such good GCSE results across a range of traditional and vocational subjects.

"This is very good news for our learners and everyone associated with the school.

"Learners of all abilities have achieved the results they deserve through hard work and commitment. For the third year running the number of learners leaving with 5A*-A has increased, again this is a fantastic achievement.

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Callum and Frankie Kennedy

"I would like to thank the staff and parents for their hard work in ensuring that learners are able to confidently move on to the next stage of their learning journey. They have all clearly risen to the challenge of ‘daring to achieve’ at Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan.”