GCSE joy for Birmingham

By on 28/08/2009 in News

Provisional indications show GCSE and equivalent results in Birmingham schools have improved once again this year.

47% of candidates achieved 5 or more A*-C grades, including English and mathematics, compared to 45.5% in 2008. 

The provisional figure for 5 or more A*-C grades in any subjects is 71% compared to 66.5% in 2008.  (National figure: 67.1%)

Cllr Les Lawrence, Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Families, said: “Once again these are excellent results reflecting the improvements being made in our schools with the support of the local authority.  Birmingham’s students and teachers should be congratulated on their hard work.”

Tony Howell, Strategic Director for Children, Young People and Families, added: “I would like to congratulate all GCSE pupils in Birmingham for making it this far. It has been the result of a great deal of study and revision.”

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