East Riding schools rise in tables

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Published: Thursday 29th January 2015 by The News Editor

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Schools in East Yorkshire have risen up local and national league tables following a strong performance in last summer’s GCSE and A-level exams.

A record number of pupils in the county achieved the GCSE “gold standard” – five GCSEs at grades A*-C including maths and English.

This helped the county rise six places nationally to 64th out of 151 areas in the league tables published by the .

Its local ranking also received a boost, moving up to fifth in the Yorkshire and Humber region, its best ever performance.

Schools in the county saw an average of 58% of its pupils achieving the gold standard, which compares with a 53% average across the country.

The county saw its position relative to other regions and the country as a whole improve to its best ever level as it bucked the trend for falling grades.

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Published: Thursday 29th January 2015 by The News Editor

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