CHELMSFORD schools have seen another year of success with the 2007 A-level results.

King Edward VI Grammar School students achieved their best ever results, with 65.5 per cent of passes at the top grade, and 24.5 per cent at grade B.

A pair of twin boys from the Chelmsford area were two of five pupils at the school to get six grade As, while 22 students obtained five grade As.

Assistant headteacher Robert Birke, said: "It's the best we've ever done, so we're certainly pleased with the results."

Chelmsford County High School for Girls also achieved their best ever results, with 91 per cent of passes at A and B grades.

Dawn Kelly, from Ashmans Row, South Woodham Ferrers, achieved six A grades, and will go on to study natural biological sciences at St John's College, Cambridge.

Another six students earned five A grades, and 26 pupils got four A grades.

Headteacher Nicole Chapman, said everyone was delighted with the results and said students fully deserved such outstanding success.

She said: "They have done extremely well, examinations have not become easier, they have evolved and greater skills are now required of our students."

New Hall school had another year of excellent results, equalling last year's 75 per cent of passes at A and B grade.

The school had a 100 per cent pass rate, and 92 per cent of passes were A to C grade.

Samantha Jones, from Maldon Road, Chelmsford, scored four grade As, in A-level English literature, French, mathematics and Spanish, and an A grade in AS-level critical thinking.

She said: "I was over the moon, you hope you're going to do well, but it's not the same as getting the paper and confirming it."

New Hall principal Katherine Jeffrey, said she was proud of all the students achievements.

The Boswells School announced more success, beating last years results, with 38.9 per cent of passes at A to B grade, an improvement of over 4 per cent.

The pass rate at the school was just over 99 per cent, and headteacher David Crowe was delighted with the results and the students.

St John Payne Catholic Comprehensive School had a record-breaking year of results at the school, with a third of passes at A grade, and 59.6 per cent passes awarded an A or B grade.

Pupil Michael Williams obtained six A grades, scoring 100 per cent in physics, while Jake Suett achieved five grade As.

Moulsham High School also witnessed higher standards, with 60.5 per cent passes at A to C, around 4 per cent higher than the 2006 grades.

St Peter's College demonstrated a large increase, with the 91 per cent pass rate up 11 per cent from last year's scores.

Around 40 per cent of passes at the school were grades A to C.