Lucia picked up six A*s, one A and one B grade, including the A* for physics, to add to GCSEs
she took early last year.
"Science results have continued their rapid improvement with a 15 per cent increase for students gaining 2 Science GCSEs
at 4+ and a 25 per cent increase in the same measure for disadvantaged students."
The 16 year-old was diagnosed withappendicitisduring herGCSEs but carried on and sat her physics GCSE
two days after having her appendix out and achieved an A*.
A college has climbed the national league table of top-performers after its latest set of GCSE
Alex Dyer, founder of Tutor House said: "GCSEs
are a stressful time for teenagers as they can determine the next stage of their lives.
The government has described reformed GCSEs
as more demanding, as all exams are taken in one period at the end of the course.
Changing from letters to numbers will also allow anyone - for example an employer - to see easily whether a student has taken a new, more challenging GCSE
, or an old reformed GCSE
YSGOL Y Grango High School, in Rhosllanerchrugog, is celebrating its best ever set of GCSE
Only 195 successful GCSEs
challenges were classed as urgent last year, compared to 1,525 A-Level challenges.
Less than three fifths (59.8%) of pupils in Knowsley are making the expected levels of progress between the end of primary school and GCSEs
, one of the lowest proportions in England.
Because just one extra hour spent in front of a screen could make kids do much worse in their GCSEs
, researchers have found.
ASTRONOMY and statistics are among the tough new GCSEs
set to be studied by Birmingham pupils following a major shake-up of the education system that will see a new grading system using numbers instead of letters.
The Government has revealed the latest stage of its plans for GCSE
reform, setting out information on the content of new GCSEs
in key subjects including English, maths, science and the humanities.