Louth grammar school shines as county climbs GCSE league table

LOUTH’S King Edward VI Grammar School has been ranked fourth in Lincolnshire as the county enjoyed excellent results in last year’s GCSE exams.

Results released by the Department for Education on Thursday, January 26 saw 99 per cent of KEVIGS pupils gain five A*-C grades (including English and maths) in the 2011 GCSEs.

Lincolnshire as a whole averaged 62.2 per cent, a three per cent rise on 2010 and four per cent above the national average.

Of the 152 local authories, Lincolnshire is up two places to 32nd overall.

Monks Dyke had a figure of 47 per cent, eight per cent down on last year while Cordeaux’s average was 38 per cent, five per cent up on 2010.

Birkbeck School in North Somercotes averaged 57 per cent and 25 per cent of their ‘low attainers’ went on to get five A*-Cs (including English and maths), way above the national average of 6.5 per cent.