Lancashire tops national GCSE scores

Lytham St Annes High School pupils celebrate their GCSE results, L-R Kira Curtis, Halle Wood, Tristan Gross, Noor Al-Shawi and Ben Watson.

Lytham St Annes High School pupils celebrate their GCSE results, L-R Kira Curtis, Halle Wood, Tristan Gross, Noor Al-Shawi and Ben Watson.

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GCSE pupils at schools in Fylde and Wyre have bucked the national trend.

Provisional results show around 60.5 per cent of Lancashire’s students achieved at least five A* - C passes including English and maths, compared with 59.9 per cent last year.

County Coun Matthew Tomlinson, cabinet member for schools, said it was “a good sign.”

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