Students celebrate GCSE success in Denbighshire


Pupils across Denbighshire are celebrating excellent examination results this year. Early indications show that approximately 62.8% of students have achieved A* - C grades which is in line with the national average for Wales. Results in Welsh and English are particularly pleasing and are above the Welsh average.

The pass rate grades A*-G was 97.1% is above the Welsh average of 96.9%.  There have been some outstanding individual results.

Councillor Huw Hilditch-Roberts, Cabinet Lead Member for Education, Children and Young People, said: “We have seen some scenes of celebration at high schools across Denbighshire with the long-awaited GCSE results having finally arrived. This success is despite changes to examinations nationally.

“This year’s results reflect the tremendous amount of commitment and dedication from the students, as well as teaching staff and parents in preparation for these examinations.

“Overall the results make pleasing reading county-wide. There have been some outstanding examples of personal achievements and I would like to congratulate each and every student on their grades.

“Whatever the outcome, there is advice and support available to plan and agree the next steps in their educational or vocational journey”. 

Posted on Thursday 24th August 2017