Exmouth pupils receive their GCSE results

PUBLISHED: 16:42 24 August 2010

Exmouth Community College pupils receive their GCSE results

Exmouth Community College pupils receive their GCSE results

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The number of pupils achieving five or more A* grades including English and maths at Exmouth Community College has jumped for the eighth consecutive year - rising from 56 per cent in 2009 to 59 per cent.

National GCSE high

At a national level, results have soared to a record high. Figures published by examination boards showed that 22.6 per cent of papers were graded A* or A – a rise of one percentage point in the last 12 months.

HUNDREDS of teenagers celebrated record GCSE exam results at Exmouth Community College today.

The number of pupils achieving five or more A* grades including English and maths has jumped for the eighth consecutive year – rising from 56 per cent in 2009 to 59 per cent.

Principal Tony Alexander was extremely pleased with the college’s performance.

"I am very proud of all that has been achieved and delighted that the hard work of the students and my staff has been recognised in such a way"

Tony Alexander, principal

“I am very proud of all that has been achieved and delighted that the hard work of the students and my staff has been recognised in such a way,” he said.

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