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Top of the Class

 

BEDFORD BOROUGH - TOP OF THE REGION FOR GCSES

 

Revised GCSE and equivalent results for 2015-2016 have been released by the Department for Education (DfE) – and Bedford Borough has come out as top of the region for Progress 8 GCSE results.

 

Cllr Henry Vann, Portfolio Holder for Education at Bedford Borough Council, said: "A huge well done to every young person - and all their teachers - who worked so hard for these results. Bedford Borough being ranked as 1st in the region for Progress 8 is great news."

 

Bedford Borough’s Attainment 8 results were better than Central Bedfordshire, Luton Borough, Milton Keynes and Northamptonshire.

Again, Bedford Borough’s Progress 8 results were better than Central Bedfordshire, Luton Borough, Milton Keynes, and Northamptonshire.

 

Progress 8

• In terms of statistical neighbours, Bedford Borough is ranked 1st out of 11 and against all local authorities we are 25th out of 152.

 

Attainment 8 

•  Bedford Borough is above the national average by 0.9 (national average for England is 48.5).

 

 

Pass in English and maths (C grade and above) Please note: the current data release has not split English and maths outcomes.

• This year the percentage of students achieving a good pass in English and maths is 59.1%. This is an increase of 5%.

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