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GCSE results show record decline | BBC News

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This year’s GCSE results have shown the biggest ever year-on-year decline – down to the lowest level since 2008.

The overall proportion of entries achieving A* to C has declined from 69% to 66.9%. Top A* grades have slipped from 6.6% to 6.5%.

This has been blamed in part on more pupils in England being required to resit English and maths.

Schools Minister Nick Gibb said 17-year-olds who had successfully retaken these GCSEs now had “better prospects”.

Read more about this story on the BBC website: GCSE results show record decline | BBC News

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