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A level success for Hackney

Students at BSix College in Hackney are celebrating record A Level results today, with 23 teenagers heading to red brick universities and 2 going to Oxbridge.

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Londoners get fewer A grades for 2nd year

Statistics from the Joint Council of Qualifications show:

  • The percentage of Londoners getting A or above has dropped by 0.2% since last year
  • The number also dropped the year before, with a 0.6% drop in A grades from 2011 to 2012
  • The number of pupils getting E grades has risen by 0.2% in 2013. It was stable between 2011 and 2012
  • The proportion of the UK's A* grades achieved by Londoners has gone up though - 18% compared to last year's 17%
  • More people in London enrolled for A-levels this year: 16% of pupils in 2013 compared to 15% in 2011 and 2012

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