Tables reveal thousands of pupils being 'let down'

New tables have been released showing how every school and college in England performed at both GCSE and A-level in 2012. Among the main findings they show:

  • Thousands of teenagers in England are being let down because they are not leaving school with a decent set of GCSE results
  • Less than 40% of their pupils are gaining at least five GCSEs at grade C or higher, including English and maths
  • In addition one in four schools and colleges are not producing any students with top grades in subjects that will help them win a place at a leading university
  • In around 600 schools and colleges no A-level student scored AAB in "facilitating" or preferred subjects

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Exam league tables released

New tables have been released showing how every school and college in England performed at both GCSE and A-level in 2012.