Celebrations as Marshland High students receive record breaking grades
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Students at Marshland High School are celebrating after getting record breaking GCSE results.
The school has sent congratulations to the year 11 students who received their results of the English Language GCSE exam which they sat in January.
“We hope this success will help students to realise how just much they can achieve and so motivate them to do really well with their summer GCSEs too,” a school spokesman said.
“A truly amazing 46 per cent made four levels of progress from their KS2 English result compared with the national average of 30 per cent.
“These figures beat even last year’s fabulous English results in terms of the amount of progress these students have made since being at Marshland.
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“Congratulations to all the students and thanks to all the staff involved for all their hard work too.”
A total of 79 per cent obtained an A* to C grade, which is well above the national average of 65 per cent.
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More impressively 90 per cent of students made three levels of progress from their KS2 English results which compares with a national average of 69 per cent.