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Celebrating Women in Mathematics 

4 Dec 17

On Tuesday 28th November, 15 Year 10 girls went to Wolverhampton University to take part in a fantastic event: Celebrating Women in Mathematics.


Blog feature
Read along with your child: English literature GCSE 

28 Nov 17

Read along with your child: English literature GCSE We have had several requests from parents and carers to publish the list of set texts for English literature GCSE.


News
GCSE coursework to be axed from computer science grades amid cheating fears 

27 Nov 17

Tasks due to be completed by teenagers in schools and colleges as part of the new GCSE course have been posted online…


News
Could you pass a GCSE exam today? Try our quick quiz to find out! 

24 Nov 17

Try these 15 questions from past papers and practice tests covering English, maths and science…


Local news
Bournville schoolboy returns for series 4 of Peaky Blinders 

15 Nov 17

Former Bournville School pupil Harry Kirton is returning to the role of Finn, a member of the notorious Shelby family, for the fourth Peaky Blinders series starting this week on BBC2.


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Single-Sex English Classes Introduced at Southampton School 

20 Oct 17

A head teacher who introduced single-sex GCSE English classes in September in a bid to improve exam results has said he is “very impressed” with the way it has been working.


Rugby
How Sutton Coldfield and Erdington schools fared in 2017 performance tables 

19 Oct 17

The majority of Sutton Coldfield schools were ‘above average’ for GCSE results…


News
These are the ten best schools for GCSEs in the West Midlands 

19 Oct 17

Overall, 99% of pupils passed the English Baccalaureate including strong passes…


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Parents fury after GCSE exam results ‘withheld’ at Al-Hijrah School 

18 Oct 17

Students took their Information, Communication and Technology exam in the summer…


Rugby
These are the ten best schools for GCSEs in Birmingham 

17 Oct 17

King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys was the best…


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Revealed: How well your school did at GCSEs this year 

12 Oct 17

These are the best performing schools in your area based on GCSE results…


Rugby
These are the best Birmingham schools for GCSEs – how did pupils at your local school do? 

12 Oct 17

King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys was the best performing school in Birmingham…


News
Attainment 8 and Progress 8 explained – GCSE league tables out today 

12 Oct 17

Two new criteria called Attainment 8 and Progress 8 have been introduced…


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What is Attainment 8 and Progress 8? GCSE league tables out today 

12 Oct 17

The way of measuring how well pupils are doing when they take their GCSEs has changed…


News
Record results for King Edward’s boys 

21 Sep 17

Boys at King Edwards School celebrating after achieving record GCSE results and world-class International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma results.


Local news
Kings Norton Girls’ School go bananas as they celebrate THEIR HIGHEST EVER GCSE Results 

25 Aug 17

Kings Norton Girls’ School celebrates their highest ever GCSE results today despite the additional challenges of the new exams.


News
What can you do if you’ve failed your GCSEs? Remarks, retakes and more 

25 Aug 17

What happens if you dont get the GCSE grades you were hoping for…


Local news
GCSE results 2017: St Edmund Campion Catholic School in Erdington 

25 Aug 17

STUDENTS from St Edmund Campion Catholic School in Erdington achieved a pleasing set of GCSE results.


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GCSE results: Did they make the grade? Big day for pupils across Coventry and Warwickshire 

24 Aug 17

A summer of waiting and a couple of years of hard work all come down to this day…


News
Rawlett results continue to improve and buck the national trend! 

24 Aug 17

ONCE again the partnership between pupils, parents and school pays off with even more students achieving good GCSE passes at Rawlett.


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GCSE results day celebrations for Coventry students 

24 Aug 17

More than half of Coventry secondary schools have recorded improved results in this year’s new, tougher GCSE exams in either English or maths.


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Lichfield and Burntwood GCSE results 2017: ‘Record-breaking’ at… 

24 Aug 17

YEAR 11 pupils at John Taylor High School in Barton under Needwood were celebrating after receiving record-breaking results in their GCSE and BTEC courses.


Local news
GCSE results 2017: John Willmott School in Sutton Coldfield 

24 Aug 17

FOLLOWING last week’s A-level success, John Willmott School was once again celebrating year 11’s GCSE results.


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Lichfield and Burntwood GCSE results 2017: ‘Happy faces’ at King… 

24 Aug 17

THE headteacher of Lichfield’s King Edward VI School has said seeing happy faces this morning has been a huge relief for staff, students and parents as results of the new GCSEs were revealed.


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GCSE results 2017: Queen Mary’s High School 

24 Aug 17

Every single Queen Mary’s High School student achieved five A* – C grades in their GCSEs.