Year 11 pupils nervously awaited their GCSE results this morning. Leading up to results day, Ofqual had predicted increased "volatility" in grades due to government syllabus shake-ups.
Tolworth Girls' School has sent in its results, showing steady improvement.
Its proportion of A* grades has risen from six to 7.2 per cent, with A and B grades also rising. High-flyers included Rebecca Corbett, who achieved a staggering 11 A* grades and an A.
If you were looking for one of the British mainline railway network’s most significant Modernist stations, then a quiescent south-west London suburb might not be where you would naturally start your search.
They have been plugging away for two years, but volunteers visiting isolated people with reduced mobility for a cup of tea and a chat have finally been given funding.
The Alfriston Day Centre team now hope to expand their outreach service across Kingston to combat loneliness among the borough’s older population. The issue has prompted ministers to intervene and one charity to declare a state of emergency.
Trains from London toward Woking are not running beyond Surbiton due to a lightning strike in the town. South West Trains also said earlier signalling problems at Waterloo have been resolved, but delays of up to 60 minutes will continue until further notice.
The full list of disruptions is as follows: