Newmarket and Mildenhall secondary schools some of the worst performing in Suffolk
Secondary schools in Newmarket and Mildenhall are some of the worst performing in Suffolk, the latest league tables show.
Of the 45 schools in Suffolk that have published results for the percentage of pupils who achieved five A* to C GCSEs including maths and English, Newmarket College holds the second worst results and Mildenhall College of Technology the fifth worst.
Just 28 per cent of pupils at Newmarket College achieved five or more A* to C GCSEs including English or maths, down 17 per cent from the previous year.
Meanwhile, Mildenhall College of Technology saw 34 per cent of pupils achieve five or more A* to C GCSEs including maths and English, a decrease of 12 per cent from the 2011 results.
The percentage of all pupils across Suffolk was 51 per cent, compared with the national average of 59 per cent.
In Cambridgeshire, Soham Village College achieved 61 per cent achieving five A* to C GCSEs including maths and English. This was down just one per cent from last year’s league tables results.
Bottisham Village College matched the national average after 59 per cent of pupils achieved five A* to C GCSEs including maths and English. This was down eight per cent from the previous year.
Across Cambridgeshire, 58 per cent of pupils achieved five A* to C GCSEs including maths and English, just below the national average of 59 per cent.
See the Newmarket Journal on Thursday, January 31, for the full report.
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