Hitchin Girls: great for this group

Hitchin Girls School is celebrating another year of very high GCSE pass rates. This year 85 per cent of pupils achieved five A* to C grades, with 25 per cent awarded seven or more A or A* grades. Head Francis Manning said that although it was a drop on

Hitchin Girls School is celebrating another year of very high GCSE pass rates.

This year 85 per cent of pupils achieved five A* to C grades, with 25 per cent awarded seven or more A or A* grades.

Head Francis Manning said that although it was a drop on last years figures she was "very pleased" with the result.

"It's slightly less than last year, but it is a different cohort. This set of results is great for this group of students.