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GCSE and A level league tables announced
12:39pm Thursday 23rd January 2014 in News
LEAGUE tables showing how Wyre Forest schools performed in their GCSEs and A levels have been announced today.
A total of 62.9 per cent of students in Worcestershire achieved five or more A* to C grades in GCSEs compared to 59.2 per cent nationally.
In Wyre Forest, results revealed that the number of pupils achieving five or more A*-C GCSE grades including English and maths fell at the Bewdley School and Sixth Form Centre, for the first time since 2010, from 73 per cent in 2012 to 68 per cent last year.
Wolverley CE Secondary School also saw a fall with just 48 per cent of its students achieving the Government benchmark, compared to a score of 53 per cent in 2012.
The biggest achievers in the district were pupils at Wolverley's Heathfield School, which saw 80 per cent of students gaining five or more A* to C grades in their exams.
Fifty-eight per cent of youngsters at King Charles I School achieved the grades, while 48 per cent gained the benchmark at Baxter College compared to 47 per cent in 2012.
The Stourport High School and VIth Form Centre saw a rise from 67 per cent in 2012 to 69 per cent last year.
The Minster Road school also achieved the highest average point score per A level student in the district with a result of 770.3, closely followed by Kidderminster College, which had an average score of 760.0
Baxter College, King Charles I School and Holy Trinity scored 732.4, 663.2 and 661.7 respectively.
Bewdley High gained an average of 659.0, while Wolverley Secondary School scored 606.0
Worcestershire saw a point score of 768.6, lower than the national average of 796.5
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