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.

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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