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Exam standards keep rising
4:00pm Tuesday 27th August 2013 in News
PUPILS and staff are rejoicing after another successful set of GCSE exam results.
Harwich and Dovercourt High School have continued their constant improvement over the last few years with the amount of five A*-C grades including English and Maths rising by 2% on last year.
Headteacher Nigel Mountford said: “Last year we saw a large increase in the number of our students attaining five A*-C grades including English and Maths and we were keen to maintain this progress for this year."
Manningtree High School have also made progress from last year with students achieving grades between A* and C in English up to 69 per cent and Maths rising to 71 per cent.
Pupils who have achieved five or more grades of A*-C including English and Maths is now up to 53 per cent, a rise of 11 per cent on last year’s figures.
Students also gained more A* and A grades than they did last year.
Headteacher Deborah Hollister was delighted with the improvements that were made by her pupils this year.