Schools show solid results

Bexhill’s senior schools turned in solid performances in the recently-released school league tables, despite a slight dip in GCSE results.

St Richard’s Catholic College saw 77 percent of students achieve five or more A*-C grade GCSEs or equivalent, including English and maths, in 2014.

The figure is down slightly on 2013’s figure of 82 percent.

The new league tables, released last week, show that the percentage of St Richards’ pupils who were making expected progress in English and maths stood at a healthy 86 percent and 81 percent respectively.

The percentage of students achieving A*-C grades in English and maths at GCSE is recorded as 77 percent.

Meanwhile over at Bexhill High, 50 percent of students achieved five or more GCSEs at A*-C, including maths and English - a slight drop from 54 percent in 2013.

The percentage of students achieving grades A*-C in English and maths at GCSE stands at 52 percent.

And those making expected progress in English and maths were recorded as 59 percent and 63 percent respectively.

Figures were also provided for education providers which offer A-Levels.

The tables show that of the students who took A-Levels at Bexhill College in 2014, 74 percent achieved at least three A-Levels at A*-E.

All league tables are available to view on the Department for Education website.