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Thursday, August 23, 2007

Playing the proud parent

My eldest received his GCSE results back today. He ended up with 10 GCSEs including 3 A*s and 4 As. His English literature paper was one of the top five marks in the country. Considerating that he was educated at a state school and boys are notorious for doing less well at English, I think that this is a very good result indeed.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with the English education system, all year 11s take GCSEs in a wide variety of subjects. In order to take A levels you must get 5 GSCEs at a C grade or above.
Luckily my son plans to take English Literature at A level as well as Maths, Russian and History.

4 comments:

Ray-Anne said...

You must be absolutley delighted! And your son has clearly worked hard. Well done him. Ray-Anne

Carrie Lofty said...

Congratualations to your son! That has to be very gratifying for you as a parent.

Michelle Styles said...

Thank you so much for the congratulations.

We are all very pleased.

I had not appreciated the high drama of it all until today.

liz fenwick said...

Brilliant news. Well done to your son!