Every GCSE pupil at a specialist dyslexia school in Lichfield is celebrating after securing at least five passes.
Headteacher Dr Daryl Brown says the results are proof that students can succeed with the right teaching methods.
“We are absolutely over the moon with these results and they are a credit not only to our hardworking pupils, but to our committed staff who invest so much time – including weekends – in giving these youngsters a fair chance at life,” he said.
“Our results show that it is not a dyslexic student’s academic ability – or lack of – that is the issue, but the teaching method deployed by most schools.
“Dyslexia need not be a life sentence of underachievement, as every single one of our school leavers has proven today.”
Student Charlotte Sinclair secured eight GCSEs with five at grade C and above. She said: “I was so worried about coming to collect my results, but I’m thrilled with them.
“From primary school I didn’t think that I’d ever be able to get a grade in maths and I’m just so happy that I got a C in it today, as well as a grade B in English. It’s the best news I could have hoped for.”