Proud mum Amanda Holden reveals lookalike daughter Lexi 'smashed GCSE results' in sweet pic | The Sun

PROUD Amanda Holden punched the air in delight after finding out daughter Lexi's GCSE results.

Sitting in her stunning garden, Amanda waited eagerly with her phone for Lexi's call.

After learning the good news, she wrote on Instagram: "Me when we got Lexi's results this morning. She smashed it. Sooooo proud of our girl."

Prior to hearing Lexi's results, Amanda wished all year 11 students good luck.

In England some 73 per cent of grades achieved at least a pass, down from 76.9 per cent last year but up from 67 per cent in 2019.

The number of high flyers awarded at least a 7 – the equivalent of an A grade under the new system – fell by 2.6 per cent.


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Marks are still higher than 2019 pre-pandemic levels as regulators try to steadily bring down record grade inflation caused by generous teacher assessment during Covid.

Across the UK this morning there were scenes of ecstasy and bitter disappointment as teenagers opened their results.

Exam chiefs stressed this year’s fall in higher grades on last year was no reflection on how hard kids have worked. 

Girls once again did better than the boys across the board and achieved 7.4 per cent more A/7 grades.

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London pupils had the highest proportion of top grades, with 32.6 per cent of papers awarded A/7 or higher.

Whereas the North East had the lowest amount with just 22.4 per cent getting top marks.

Far fewer people took Art and Design as a GCSE choice, with Business Studies and Geography getting the biggest increase of entries. 

Double science remained the subject with the most entries, followed by Maths, English, English Literature and History. 

Some 2,193 16-year-olds in England got grade 9 in all their subjects – the equivalent of straight A*s.

It included 13 pupils who took at least 12 GCSEs.

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