Stu­dents mak­ing the

Macclesfield Express - - GCSE RESULTS -

PUPILS across Mac­cles­field have been cel­e­brat­ing a fan­tas­tic set of GCSE re­sults.

GCSEs in Eng­land have been re­formed and are now graded with a new scale from 9 to 1, with 9 be­ing the high­est grade.

Tyther­ing­ton School recorded a record set of re­sults with 83 per­cent of Year 11 stu­dents achiev­ing a stan­dard pass - grade four and above - in English and Maths.

The school also saw 79pc of stu­dents achieve five GCSEs in­clud­ing English and Maths at the stan­dard level. Fallibroome Academy de­scribed this year’s re­sults as ‘in­cred­i­bly suc­cess­ful’ with 89pc of stu­dents achiev­ing grade four or higher in English and while 80pc of stu­dents achieved five GCSEs in­clud­ing English and Maths at Grade C (or the new grade four).

More than two thirds of the stu­dents at All Hal­lows achieved five or more GCSE ‘stan­dard’ passes (A*-G) in­clud­ing English and maths.

Just over 90 per cent of stu­dents achieved a stan­dard pass or above in English and 75 per cent achieved the same maths score.

At Kings over three­quar­ters of all grades were at A* to B or the equiv­a­lent with the new nu­mer­i­cal for­mat, with a third of all pupils get­ting eight A grades or bet­ter.

Poyn­ton High School hailed their re­sults as ‘out­stand­ing’ with al­most 80 per­cent of stu­dents achiev­ing the na­tional bench­mark.

The school also saw a third of all GCSEs graded at the A*/A or the new higher Level 7/8/9 pass mark.

And at Beech Hall school 78 per cent ex­ceeded their pre­dicted re­sults by at least two GCSE grades, with 89 per cent achiev­ing A*-C in English and Maths.

Across the Cheshire

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