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23 - Dudley children get best ever GCSE results

 

More Dudley children achieved five or more GCSEs graded

A* - C, including English and Maths, than ever before, according to national performance tables published today (Thursday February 23). 

An impressive 59.7% achieved five or more GCSE grades A* - C, including English and Maths.  This is up from 56.1%, making these results the best ever. 

Councillor Crumpton, cabinet member for children, libraries and lifelong learning, said: 

“These are impressive results, which clearly demonstrate how hard our young people and schools are working.  It is a tribute to the professionalism of our teachers and we are working hard with them to get all of our schools to the same standard.  I want to put on record my thanks to all concerned.” 

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23 January 2014

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Nikki Cheung - 01384 816050 - nikki.cheung@dudley.gov.uk