Principality narrows GCSE gap;Correction

22nd January 1999 at 00:00
IN the TES of December 18 ("Principality narrows GCSE gap") it was wrongly stated that the top-scoring state school in Wales in 1998 was Ysgol Gyfun Bro Myrddin in Carmarthenshire, where 82 per cent of pupils got five A* to C grades. In fact, as the accompanying table showed, the top-scoring state school was St Brigid's, a grant-maintained girls' school in Denbighshire, where 85 per cent of pupils reached that level. We apologise for the mistake.

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