Hard work pays off for GCSE students

Hazelwood Integrated College students celebrated their GCSE results. INNT 35-602con
Hazelwood Integrated College students celebrated their GCSE results. INNT 35-602con
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IT WAS another successful week for the borough’s schools as pupils celebrated success in this year’s GCSE examinations.

Hundreds of students received their results at schools across the borough on Thursday, August 25.

Schools reported another excellent set of results across the board with many seeing an increase in pass marks and an overall increase in the coveted A* and A grades.

While there was disappointment among some students, most celebrated achieving the results needed to progress with the next stage of their education or young careers.

Schools opened on Thursday to provide advice and support to the hundreds of pupils receiving their results.

And Principals said many of their students were continuing on with education to study for their A Levels.

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