Cumbrian GCSE students buck national trend

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Cumbria County Council has said that the early indications for the County's GCSE results are positive.

According to the preliminary figures, which have not been verified, there has been an increase in the number of students attaining grades of C or above: bucking the national average decline in higher GSCE results.

  • Richard Rose Morton Academy has seen a 'significant' rise in the percentage of A*/A grades

  • 75% of Keswick School pupils achieved fiver or more A*-C grades

  • 70% of Cockermouth School pupils achieved fiver or more A*-C grades

  • The proportion of students achieving A*-C grades in English and Maths has increase at St Benedict's School

  • At Ullswater Community College 29% of students achieved one or more A*/A grades

Councillor Clare Feeney-Johnson, Cumbria County Council's Cabinet Member for Schools and Learning, said:

Full, collated statistical data regarding Cumbrian GCSE results will be available in October.