GCSE grades fall for second year

The proportion of GCSEs awarded at least a C grade has fallen for the second year running, official figures have revealed.

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GCSE A*-G pass rate falls this year

GCSE A*-G pass rate falls this year. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

The overall GCSE A*-G pass rate also fell slightly this year to 98.8% compared to 99% last year.

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