GCSE Results Day 2016: Decline in A*-C grades

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This year’s GCSE results have shown a fall in the overall proportion of entries achieving A* to C. Since last year, results have fallen from 69% to 66.9% and A* grades have slipped from 6.6% to 6.5%.

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To read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-37175848

 

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