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
Again, Bedford Borough’s Progress 8 results
were better than Central Bedfordshire, Luton Borough, Milton
Keynes, and Northamptonshire.
• In terms of statistical neighbours,
Bedford Borough is ranked 1st out of
11 and against all local authorities we
are 25th out of 152.
• 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%.