Secondary school exam results figures for Essex
SECONDARY school results were announced today with 59 per cent of Essex pupils achieving A*-C in English and Maths GCSE.
The percentage of pupils achieving A*-C in those subjects has increased by 0.7pc (from 58.2pc in 2011 to 58.9pc in 2012) and are now close to the national average of 59.4pc.
The percentage of pupils making three levels of progress between KS2 and KS4 in English in 2012 is 66.5pc (from 71.6pc in 2011). This is below the national average of 68.0pc.
The percentage of pupils making three levels of progress between KS2 and KS4 in Maths has increased by 3.6pc (from 66.4pc in 2011 to 71pc in 2012). This is ahead of the national average of 68.7pc.
Essex has also performed well in A Level results with 7.8pc of students achieving A Level grade AAB compared to 7.4pc nationally. Essex students received 793 points per entry compared to 736 nationally.