A WHOLE host of pupils at Culcheth High School have been recognised for their outstanding GCSE results.

The school, based in Warrington Road, saw pleasing results for English and maths in particular, demonstrating the hard work of its students.

Chris Hunt, head teacher at Culcheth High School, welcomed students eagerly anticipating their 2019 results.

He said: "It has been a vibrant and exciting morning at Culcheth High School as students, parents and staff celebrate some excellent GCSE results.

"On behalf of the staff and governors of Culcheth High School, I would like to congratulate our year 11 students on their GCSE exam results.

"There have also been some fantastic individual performances, which reflect the hard work of the students in their GCSE studies.

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank the students for their efforts and wish them all the very best in their next steps."

About 76 per cent of students achieved a Basics Standard Pass, which is grade 4 and above, in GCSE English and mathematics.

A further 52 per cent of students achieved a Basics Strong Pass, which is grade 5 and above, in these subjects.

Mr Hunt added: "We have seen many excellent results across all of the GCSE subjects.

"Given the changes to education, assessment and examinations in these specifications, over the last few years, it makes this year’s results very pleasing.

"We would especially like to congratulate a number of our students for their individual academic success and some outstanding personal progress.

"These include Caitlin Armstrong, Ethan Bent, Sarah Blundell, Faith Bridge, Charlotte Cooper, James Davies, Ella Driver, Alicia Gibbons, Danniella Glenn, Taylor Greenough, Will Horton, Ella Hughes, Will Jones, Milly Marsden, Finlay Patterson, Joel Dennison, Lily Hope, Morgan McLoughlin, Ruby Sahota, Mark Westwood, Harry Wood, Ruby Young and Sophie Young."