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In 2013, the number achieving five or more A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and maths, soared from 30 to 54%.
A total of 51 schools saw their headline figure of improvement rise, with King Ethelbert top of the chart.
The Canterbury Road school has made a huge leap, closing on the national average of 59.9%. Kent schools overall are scoring above the national result, achieving 63.1%.
Year 11 students at King Ethelbert’s are celebrating a record number of GCSE passes already this year, six months before the final examinations in June.
The numbers achieving five or more A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and maths at other Thanet schools in 2013 are as follows (2012 figure in brackets for comparison):
Charles Dickens School 53% (43%), Chatham and Clarendon Grammar School 94% (86%), Clarendon House Grammar School 93% (94%), Dane Court Grammar School 94% (92%), Ellington and Hereson School 43% (41%), Hartsdown Technology College 51% (46%), Marlowe Academy 28% (20%), St George’s Church of England Foundation School 53% (46%), Ursuline College 42% (50%).
For full report, see next week's Thanet Extra.
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