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GCSE pupils in Wales close the top grades gap

Pupils studying GCSEs in Wales have narrowed the gap with other parts of the UK.

Results released to GCSE pupils on Thursday showed there had been an increase in the percentage of students receiving A* to C grades.

There was a rise in the proportion of those getting top grades but the overall pass rate fell slightly.

There was also a drop in the top grades for English following the introduction of an exam unique to Wales.

Education Correspondent Arwyn Jones reports.

  • 21 Aug 2014
  • From the section Wales
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