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Redditch schools do well in league tables
Updated 1:55pm Monday 27th January 2014 in News
LEAGUE tables showing how well Redditch schools did in GCSEs and A-levels have been released.
Top among Redditch's schools for GCSEs was Trinity High School and Sixth Form Centre where 78 per cent of pupils achieved the five A*C with English and maths standard.
However, St Augustine's Catholic High School was first for its A-level results with pupils achieving an average points score of 907.6 with an average point score per academic entry of 211.1.
18 per cent of students achieved at least AAB with two facilitating subjects in A-level results, while 74 per cent gained the five A*C GSCEs including English and maths.
A school spokesman said: "It was extremely pleasing to see the national published exam results. Our headline figure of 74 per cent was 15 per cent above the national average and a remarkable achievement.
"Moreover, the A-level summery further endorsed the significant achievements made by last year's Year 13. Well done."
Trinity High School had three per cent of students of achieve at least AAB in its A-level results.
Also celebrating was Woodrush Community High School where 76 per cent of pupils achieved the five A*C with English and maths standard.
For its A-level results pupils achieved an average point score of 668.8 and an average point score per academic entry of 197.3.
10 percent of its students achieved at least AAB.
Arrow Vale RSA Academy had 64 per cent of pupils achieved the five A*C GCESs with English and maths standard and eight per cent of students get at least AAB in A-levels.
Kingsley College had 63 per cent of pupils achieve five A*C with English and maths with seven per cent of students achieving at least AAB with two facilitating subjects.
44 per cent of students at NEW College gained five A*C with English and maths and three percent achieved at least AAB in the A-level results.
Commenting on the results councillor Liz Eyre, Worcestershire County Council's cabinet member for Children and Families, said: "The figures released indicate an improving picture for Worcestershire with 62.9 per cent of students attaining five or more A* to C GCSEs including English and maths compared to 60.7 per cent the previous year, which remains above the national average of 60.6 per cent.
"I'm really pleased that schools in Worcestershire are continuing to perform well and these results reflect the hard work and commitment of students, staff as well as those who have supported them.
"These tables should reinforce the confidence that parents have in our schools and the standard of the provision for their children."
Schools with no data are excluded from the tables for several reasons.
Many independent and state schools score zero (or very low scores) if they enter all or most pupils for alternative qualifications that are not accredited by the Government.
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