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GCSE students and their teachers congratulated, as 2017 results are released

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Congratulations to Shropshire’s GCSE students and their teachers as new figures show that 2017 was another good year for GCSE results.

The GCSE league tables published today (Thursday 25 January 2018) show schools’ key performance measures, including what students have achieved across eight key subjects which include the reformed and more challenging GCSEs in English and mathematics.

The results indicate that the six schools with the highest average attainment 8 score per pupil are: The Priory School, Mary Webb School and Science College, The Corbet School, Church Stretton School, William Brookes School and Belvidere School.

The six schools that had the highest progress 8 average score per pupil are:  Mary Webb School and Science College, Belvidere School, The Priory School, The Corbet School, Sir John Talbot’s Technology College and Oldbury Wells School.

Nick Bardsley, Shropshire Council’s Cabinet member for children’s services and education, said:-

“These results are a testament to the hard work and effort that students have put into their studies and we congratulate them on their achievements.

“It is also important to recognise the support that our school communities in Shropshire have given to the students. This includes our highly professional and dedicated teachers and headteachers, school governors, support staff, volunteers and, of course, parents and carers whose support is so vital to students’ success.”