LiveLIVE BLOG: GCSE results across Basingstoke and Deane

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Summary

  • AS students across the country collect their much-awaited GCSE results, The Gazette team is reporting live from secondary schools in the borough.
  • You can join in via Twitter using #BasGCSEs.
  • Fort Hill Community School: 50% achieved 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths. 56% achieved 5 A*-C grades.
  • Brighton Hill Community School: 61% achieved 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths. 71% achieved 5 A*-C grades.
  • Aldworth School: 57% achieved 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths. 68% achieved 5 A*-C grades.
  • Bishop Challoner: 71% achieved 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths.
  • Cranbourne: 60% achieved 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths. 68% achieved 5 A*-C grades.
  • The Hurst Community College: 71* achieved 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths. 77% 5 A*-C grades.
  • Robert May's School: 76% 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths. 84% 5 A*-C grades.
  • The Costello School: 65% 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths. 75% A*-C grades.
  • The Vyne Community School: 52% A*-C grades including English and Maths. 59% 5 A*-C grades.
  • Everest Community Academy: 38% 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths.
  • Testbourne: 75% 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths.

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We hope you enjoyed following the live coverage of this year's GCSE results.

See next Thursday's Gazette for more GCSE pictures and reports, including interviews with headteachers and pupils at each of the schools in The Gazette area

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We hope you enjoyed following the live coverage of this year's GCSE results.

See next Thursday's Gazette for more GCSE pictures and reports, including interviews with headteachers and pupils at each of the schools in The Gazette area. 

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Basingstoke Gazette:

Laura Howsden (left) and Rachael Parker celebrate their results at Bishop Challoner Catholic Secondary School.

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Basingstoke Gazette:

Holly Drover, 16, from The Costello School, phones home with her GCSE results.

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Robert May's School 

76% achieved 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths, an increase of 6% on 2013's result.

84% achieved 5 A*-C grades.    

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Lord Wandsworth College

92 per cent of pupils get A* to C grades, 45.5 per cent got A* and A grades.

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Basingstoke Gazette:

Pupils at Aldworth School queue up for their results.

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59% of students at The Vyne achieved 5 A*-C grades. 

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Testbourne

75% 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths, a rise of 3% from 2013's figure of 72%. 

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The Vyne Community School

52 % 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths, a huge leap forward from 2013's figure of 34%.    

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The Costello School

65% 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths. 

75% 5 A*-C grades.  

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The Hurst Community College 

71% 5 A*-C including English and Maths. 

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68% of students at Cranbourne Business and Enterprise College achieved 5 A*-C grades.

This is a fall of 19% from 2013's figure of 87%.   

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Cranbourne Business and Enterprise College 

60% 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths, a fall of 5% from 2013's result.     

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Bishop Challoner 

71% 5 A*-C including English and Maths. 

This is a fall from last year's figure of 77% but appeals are currently pending.   

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Gazette reporter Helen Morton and photographer Richard Garfield are now on their way to The Hurst Community College. 

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Aldworth School 

57% A*-C including English and Maths, the same figure as 2013. 

68% A*-C   

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Brighton Hill Community School 

61% A* - C including English and Maths, a rise of 13% from 2013's results  

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Fort Hill Community School

50% A*- C including English and Maths, a rise of 8% from 2013's results    

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Gazette reporters are currently on their way to local schools, accompanied by photographers. 

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Exam officials revealed that nationally, 68.8 per cent of GCSEs are A*-C, up 0.7 per cent on last year. 

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GCSE grades are expected to remain stable this year but schools are reporting significant drops in English results after a major toughening up of the exams system. 

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