Park Lane Learning Trust students celebrate their GCSE results

GCSE results have risen for the third time in three years at Park Lane Learning Trust.

This year saw 57 per cent achieve five A to C’s compared to 54 per cent last year.

Park Lane students Gemma Hughes and Jack Smith-Edwards

Park Lane students Gemma Hughes and Jack Smith-Edwards

Headteacher Steve Taylor said: “We are absolutely delighted that the upward trend is continuing and of course delighted for all the students who have done extremely well.”

Head boy Jack Smith-Edwards achieved one A star, two A’s and a B.

He said: “I’m really pleased with my results, and now I’m going on an apprenticeship to be a gunsmith at college. I can’t wait.”

Head girl Gemma Hughes achieved two A’s and three B’s.

She said: “I’m going to do Drama at Calderdale College. I’m very pleased with what I got. I needed good results in Drama and English and did well in both of them.”

See the full set of results in Friday’s Courier.