Record GCSE pass rate in results based on teacher assessment - BBC News

Record GCSE pass rate in results based on teacher assessment – BBC News

There have been record pass rates for hundreds of thousands of GCSE students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, which were based on teacher assessment.

In England those getting a grade 4 and above was up by 9%, with the number of top grades of 7 and above up by 25%.

In Wales the numbers of pupils getting an A to A* rose by 26% and in Northern Ireland, the number of top grades was up by 5.7% on last year.

Meanwhile half a million B-TEC students are still waiting for their grades to be re-classified.

Clive Myrie presents BBC News at Ten reporting by education editor Branwen Jeffreys.


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