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GCSE

in Britain
General Certificate of Secondary Education: a public examination in specified subjects for 16-year-old schoolchildren. It replaced the GCE O-level and CSE
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Head Fiona Miles, said: "Congratulations to our Year 11 students, who are celebrating stunning GCSE results.
Despite the reforms to the way in which GCSEs are graded and assessed, staff say students have achieved some of the best GCSE results in the college's history.
"Going in to my physics GCSE I felt terrible, but I really wanted to do it because I revised so hard."
Finally, just remember that your GCSE results are not the be all and end all, but well done for all you have achieved!
The college now sits in fourth place for GCSE English, and fifth place for GCSE maths, in the latest national achievement rates tables for general further education colleges.
The quiz has been created in time for the upcoming GCSE exams, which British teenagers will be sitting at the start of May, so family members can get some insight into what they are experiencing.
Three-quarters of International GCSEs (IGCSEs) entries - which are widely regarded as less rigorous than new GCSEs - were from independent schools in 2018.
By 2020, all GCSEs in England will be graded using numbers instead of letters.
Stephen Garthwaite, headteacher, said: "I am thrilled with this year's GCSE results and our congratulations go out to all our students.
In fact, in 550 cases a GCSE challenge resulted in the mark being lowered.