Students in Corby have been among those across the country receiving GCSE results today ( Thu Aug 23 ).

Corby schools have been reporting on their outcomes,with the principal of Brooke Weston Academy saying the success of their students had been a testament to their determination, especially with the reformed GCSEs being more challenging.

At Corby Technical School the strongest grades came in English, maths and computer science and at Corby Business Academy in languages, computer science and biology.

Kingswood Secondary Academy say their results appear to show a significant improvement on last year, while Lodge Park Academy said there had been some fantastic achievements among their year 11 students.