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Video: GCSE Results - Increase in Northern Ireland pupils achieving top grades

By Ben Tucker

GCSE results for pupils in Northern Ireland have improved again, with one in 10 entries being awarded an A*.

Pupils across Northern Ireland received their results on Thursday morning and the number of A* to C grades awarded increased by 0.4% to 79.5%.

There were also improvements across GCSE English and Maths results.

Girls have continued to outperform boys, with the gap widening by 0.5% since last year.

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