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Secondary schools ratings in Wales 2013 announced

Twenty secondary schools have achieved the highest band rating - eight fewer than last year - according to performance rankings.

Ferndale Community went from Band 5 (the lowest) to Band 1 (the highest), while Ysgol Y Moelwyn in Gwynedd had the best score in Band 1.

Education Minister Huw Lewis rejected criticism that the system was volatile.

BBC Wales education correspondent Arwyn Jones reports.

  • 12 Dec 2013
  • From the section Wales
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