Pupils at Olive High School in Burnley were the first group to sit their GCSE exams this year at the school.

Every student who sat the exams achieved a 'strong pass' in GCSE English and Maths, of which 92 per cent of students also achieved the ‘English Baccalaureate’ level – a grade seven.

The school is based on Shorey Bank and the class of 2022 were the first sit the exams at the school.

A school statement read: "We are extremely proud of the exceptional achievements of our first year 11 cohort.

"Overcoming the adversity of the last couple of years has been challenging in many ways but the pupils at Olive High have shown tremendous resilience and fortitude.

“We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all pupils, their parents and teachers and wish them every success for the future".

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