There were lots of smiles at Calder High School on GCSE results day as many students achieved the grades they needed to move onto the next stage of their academic or vocational careers.
Among those celebrating were brother and sister Dan and Melissa Davies.
Melissa achieved five A*s, four As and a distinction star to secure her place at study A-levels at Greenhead College, Huddersfield.
“It feels good to get these grades. I’m very pleased,” she said.
“I was expecting them but I was still really nervous.”
The first person to congratulate her was her younger brother.
“She was really nervous but I was confident she’d get the grades,” Dan said.
Dan, in year nine, picked up the results of his design technology GCSE and was pleased with his B grade.
He was one of the students who took the exam early and came in to study at evening classes to help prepare.