GCSE students celebrate in Northumberland
August 23, 2019
Cramlington Learning Village is one of the Northumberland schools that saw an increase in the number of pupils achieving strong GCSE passes.
And pupils across Northumberland have been celebrated their results, with the percentage of students in the county achieving grade 4 or higher over the last three years significantly increasing.
Early results in Northumberland also show that students average achievement across eight subjects (Attainment 8), has remained stable, with 10 schools either improving or broadly maintaining their position from last year.
There were reasons to celebrate at The Blyth Academy, where achievement at 5+ in both English and maths improved by 17%. Ashington Academy, Astley Community High School, Cramlington Learning Village and James Calvert Spence College also saw an increase in the number of pupils achieving strong passes.
Cllr Wayne Daley, deputy leader and cabinet member for children’s services at Northumberland County Council said: “This is a very pleasing set of GCSE results across the county – and I want to congratulate and thank all students and parents, schools and teachers for their hard work and determination.
“Following very good A Level results last week, and the achievements we are seeing today, we can say that education across the Northumberland has strong foundations. We will continue to build on this and work with schools across Northumberland to make sure that all schools offer first class education for all.”