Derby girls doing far better than boys in GCSEs - and it's the biggest gap in the country
Girls are doing better than boys in Derby when it comes to GCSE results and the gap between the two is one of the largest in the country.
A total of 59.4% of girls in Derby schools managed to get a A* to C grades in both maths and English this year, compared to 48.1% of boys.
This was an 11.3 percentage point gap - one of the largest in the country, exclusive Telegraph analysis has found – against a national average of 8.7 percentage points. In Derbyshire schools, the gap was 8.3 percentage points.
But the situation has improved on 2015 in Derby, when the gap was 16.4 percentage points,... read more
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