GSCE results are out
The results are out, and we've been to see how our kids have got on.
Park High School Specialist Sports College in Birkenhead have got their best GCSE results ever with 82% of students getting at least five A*to C grades.
Headteacher, Steve McMahon said: "I am delighted with these results which are a testimony to all the hard work and efforts of our students, the tremendous support of their parents and carers and the high quality standard of teaching and learning in Park High School."
More than three quarters of pupils at Hilbre High School Humanities College in West Kirby achieved 5 or more of the top grades.
Headteacher Jan Levenson said "I am absolutely delighted for our students, many of whom have achieved outstanding results.
"I am very proud of these wonderful achievements and warmly congratulate everyone who has contributed to our success."
Bebington High Sports College are celebrating their best ever results with 80% of pupils hitting the 5 A*-C mark.
58% of Wirral students in maintained schools achieved the national benchmark of 5+ A*-C including English and mathematics, which is up from last year’s result of 54%.
Across the Wirral and 80% achieved 5 or more A*-C GCSE results, which again was up on last year’s figure of 73%.
Nearly two-thirds of the maintained mainstream schools in Wirral improved their results on last years.
Cllr Jeff Green, Leader of Wirral Council, who’s daughter also received her GCSE results today, said: ‘From personal experience, I am only to aware of how hard students and their teachers have had to work to achieve this fantastic result.
"I am also aware of the anguish parents and students go through waiting for their results and considering what this might mean for their immediate future.
“Therefore, my sincerest congratulations go to all the hardworking students who have done themselves and their schools proud.
"Many of our schools have made vast improvements and my admiration goes to all the students and teachers who have worked so hard to show us all just what they are capable of.
"I hope that all of the students who have received their results today have achieved what they hoped for and I wish all of our GCSE students every success in their immediate and longer term futures."