Mullion School says it was filled with joy and pride today as students, alongside their families, eagerly received their GCSE results.

It said this year, the exceptional performance of the students has left the school "bursting" with pride.

Headteacher Michelle Dunleavy said the students of Mullion School have achieved remarkable GCSE results, reaffirming the school's commitment to excellence.

"These fantastic results stand as a testament to the dedication and perseverance exhibited by the students throughout their educational journey at the school," she said.

"With these accomplishments, our students are well-equipped to pursue their aspirations, including careers in fields such as medicine, veterinary science, law, and engineering."

Teachers Mrs Mathias and Mrs Penberthy expressed their immense pride, saying, "We are absolutely thrilled with the wonderful achievements of our Year 11 students.

"Their unwavering positivity and hard work throughout their time at Mullion School have truly paid off.

"We extend my heartfelt congratulations to all our students, commend our devoted staff, and express gratitude to the parents for their unwavering support."

The school says Mullion School's students demonstrated exceptional proficiency across a diverse range of subjects, including hospitality and catering, religious studies, performing arts, sport and citizenship.

"We are proud of all our students’ achievements and the progress they have made from their starting points."

Nine per cent of students earned at least one coveted Grade 9 or Distinction * grade across a range of eighteen subjects.

Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, many students successfully completed their Duke of Edinburgh Awards, reflecting their commitment to personal development.

Mullion School has also provided numerous extra-curricular opportunities, including participation in productions, sports leadership roles, and musical performances, such as the vibrant Hootenanny, showcasing the holistic development of its students.

Mullion School says it is immensely proud of its students' achievements and remains committed to nurturing their growth and success in all future endeavors.