GCSE results day at James Calvert Spence College in Amble.
GCSE results day at James Calvert Spence College in Amble.

GCSE joy for students at James Calvert Spence College in Amble

There were smiles of relief and joy for many GCSE students at James Calvert Spence College in Amble as they opened their exam results.

Thursday, 20th August 2020, 2:23 pm

It has been an anxious period for the students – and parents and teachers - with policy changes leading to grades being altered at the 11th hour.

Data across England shows 78.8% of papers were rated grade 4 or above compared with 69.9% in 2019.

There was a rise of a quarter in the top grades - a 7 or above, which is equivalent to an A in the old system.

Here’s how some of them got on….

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