Grades on pointe! Ballet teen scoops dream grades

A ballet-mad teenager is celebrating grades on POINTE after scooping nine perfect GCSEs.

Emma Van Boolen, 16, from Kings Heath, Birmingham, picked up five 9s, two A*s and two 8s at King Edwards VI High School for Girls.

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The promising dancer is now off to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow to study ballet.

She is hoping to become a classical ballet dancer after only taking up the skill three years ago.

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King Edward VI High School for Girls said they were celebrating another set of phenomenal results with 92 per cent of grades at 9-7 (A* to A equivalent).