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Flintshire GCSE results 2016

Published: 25/08/2016

The proportion of grades in the A* to C range in 2016 is 66.6% across Wales, the same as in 2015. These higher grade (A* - C) passes across Flintshire stand at 67.2% of all examinations taken with the Welsh Board. This is 0.2% higher than the Flintshire figure for all examinations at the same stage last year. The proportion of A* and A grades achieved by Flintshire students with the Welsh Board in 2016 is 18.9%, which is 0.5% higher than at the same stage in 2015. The total number of subject entries by Flintshire students with the Welsh Board in the summer exams is 1.1% lower than last year. Cabinet Member for Education, Councillor Chris Bithell said: “On behalf of Flintshire County Council, I would like to congratulate all our pupils on their GCSE results. Once again our pupils have performed well and achieved high standards in their external examinations. I would also like to express our thanks to all the staff in schools who have worked so hard to enable their students success and to all the parents and carers who have provided support and encouragement to their children. “I hope that these results will enable the students to proceed to post-16 education courses or to find suitable employment. Whatever course they follow, we wish them every success.” Chief Officer for Education & Youth, Ian Budd, added: “The Council is pleased to offer its congratulations to the students, teachers, parents and carers of Flintshire for these good GCSE results. They are a result of the commitment and hard work of our students. Our young people can move forward with confidence into Further Education in Flintshire. The Council congratulates all our students upon their success”.