DID you know that according to government figures released last week, the average grade for an A Level student in England is C plus.
But the average grade in Thurrock is a “below average” C minus.
The breakdown for the schools and colleges that offer A Levels is as follows.
Ormiston Park Academy: E plus Average 0.05
Harris Academy: C plus Average 0.02
Gable Hall: C plus Average 0.02
Palmer’s College: C minus Below Average 0.28
Ockendon Academy: D plus Well Below Average 0.54
South Essex College: D Well Below Average: 0.56 (no courses in Thurrock).
Over the next few weeks, we will be drilling down into these figures and assessing what they say about the standard of education in Thurrock in 2017.