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Mayor congratulates Armagh students as GCSE results improve

GCSE pupils in Northern Ireland have shown improvements in English, Maths and Science, reports the BBC

Those gaining A* to C grades in English rose from 68.8% to 73%, Maths rose 1.6% to 66.2% and Science from 61.5% to 64.8%.

Overall, the number of pupils achieving A* to C grades increased by 1.5% to 78%.

While more boys achieved A* to C grades than last year, girls continued to outperform them by 7.6%.

Mayor of Armagh City & District Council Cllr Cathy Rafferty has congratulated young people from the area who received GCSE results today. 

The Mayor commenting stated: “Well done all from the Armagh City & District  area who received GCSE results today. They should be proud of the hard work they have put in towards their GSCEs. It can be an emotional time for young people and I would encourage anyone with concerns about the results they have received today to work with careers advice providers to help them make the best choices about their future.”

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