A DELIGHTED Oxford Academy student did not hang around after getting his GCSE results today.

Hours of achieving a 7, six 5s and a 3, Ben Davis, 16, started a maintenance apprenticeship with BMW at midday today.

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The 'light-headed' youngster said: "I am just so happy.

"I can't believe it, I was dreading it for so long, I couldn't sleep last night so seeing that was such a relief."

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Noting how hard the exam season was, he added: "It makes it all worth it to see it now."