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Greater Manchester school outperforms national average

Students at Parrs Wood Credit: Parrs Wood

A Didsbury school is celebrating after outperforming the national average for the top A Level grades despite figures falling across the country for the first time.

At Parrs Wood High School in Didsbury, 34 per cent of results attained were either A* to A – an impressive nine per cent increase from last year’s results and nearly nine per cent above the national average.

Twenty two students achieved at least three A/As, with two pupils collecting five A/As each – and five pupils successfully gained much coveted places at Oxford and Cambridge

Whalley Range High School for Girls had an overall pass rate of 97.4 per cent and William Hulme Academy had an overall pass rate of 97.1 per cent.

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