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GCSE Exam Results Day Shock - Video!

Personal_Finance / Educating Children Aug 23, 2018 - 03:16 PM GMT

By: N_Walayat

Personal_Finance

It's GCSE results day today, where 600,000 16 year olds across England and Wales will have been busy popping down to their secondary schools to find out if they managed to get their target GCSE grades for the courses they intend on enrolling for September start.

Overall minimum pass grades awarded of C/4 are marginally down on last year but English is up, Whilst a C is a pass, given the competition to get accepted on courses then the ultimate objectives are to achieve the A* and 9 grades for selected subjects. So if a student is choosing to enrol on say 3 A-levels in September then the objective would be to achieve 3 A*'s in those 3 chosen subjects as a sign of having the capability to go on and achieve a similar grade at A level.


And here is Adnaan's GCSE results day video story, probably similar of many thousands of 16 year olds across Sheffield's schools getting their GCSE results today such as at Silverdale school, which has been the focus of mainstream news media interest in recent days (A level results).

https://youtu.be/wkzFmUG3b8Y

Nadeem Walayat

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