The GCSE examination results published today by the WJEC indicate that very high standards are being maintained in the schools of Ceredigion. 99.6% of entries for WJEC examinations were graded A* to G, with 26.0% of the entries achieving A* and A grades and 74.4% grades A* to C.

The following tables provide the figures for Ceredigion/ Wales:

Ceredigion Wales

Grade A*/A 26.0% 19.4%

Grade A*-C 74.4% 66.6%

Grade A*-G 99.6% 98.5%

Councillor Hag Harries, Ceredigion County Council Cabinet Member with responsibility for Education, said:

“I am very pleased to see a further increase in the percentage of pupils achieving GCSEs across all grade ranges, particularly at grades A*-A and A*-C. This has occurred against a backdrop of changes to the assessment requirements in many GCSE subjects. I would like to congratulate all pupils on their outstanding successes and thank teachers and parents for their ongoing support.”