Reversal of fortunes for school

Dyke School and Sports and Technology College assistant head Rob Bryne holding the letter from David Laws MP as pupils Samantha Walker, Kayleigh Jeffrey, Emily Crosby, Sophie Bentham, Emily Marin and Anthony Harrison celebrate  . Picture by FRANK REID

Dyke School and Sports and Technology College assistant head Rob Bryne holding the letter from David Laws MP as pupils Samantha Walker, Kayleigh Jeffrey, Emily Crosby, Sophie Bentham, Emily Marin and Anthony Harrison celebrate . Picture by FRANK REID

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THE fortunes of a school ranked in the bottom 200 in the country for last year’s GCSE results look to have taken a turn for the better after praise from a Government minister.

Dyke House Sports and Technology College, in Hartlepool, is just one of 16 top-performing schools in the North-East and North Yorkshire which were among 400 UK schools congratulated with a letter from Schools Minister David Laws.

The school achieved impressive results for pupils achieving eight GCSEs, which could be in any subject, not necessarily English or maths in the summer of 2012.

 

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