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GCSE passes up but top grades fall

The proportion of GCSEs awarded at least a C grade has risen again this year, but top grades have fallen for the fourth year in a row, according to official figures.

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GCSEs: A*-C grades in Wales remain stable at 66%

GCSE results reveal an overall pass rate of 98.7% in Wales this year, with A*-C grades remaining stable at 66.6%.

But A*-A grades have fallen by 0.2%, compared with that in 2014.

GCSE results in Wales reveal an overall pass rate of 98.7%. Credit: PA

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