Norham High School celebrates complete turnaround in examination success with best ever GCSE results Norham High School in North Shields is celebrating a set of fantastic GCSE results this summer. They are the best the school has ever achieved with 54 percent of Year 11 pupils achieving 5 or more A*-C grades including English and Maths. This is a 19 percent increase on the results achieved in 2015. In addition, pupils achieved brilliant results at all grades with 15 percent of grades at A* and A.