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Kent and Sussex academies celebrate GCSE results

Students in schools in the South East have achieved the highest proportion of top grades in this year's GCSE results - figures show they got one in five of the A* grades awarded.

Nationally, GCSE results have fallen for the first time since the exams were introduced 24 years ago but academies in Kent and Sussex are celebrating improvements, including The Eastbourne Academy and Marlowe Academy in Ramsgate.

  • 23 Aug 2012