Continue We want you to get the most out of using this website, which is why we and our partners use cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to receive these cookies. You can find out more about how we use cookies here.

Sunday, 19 April 2015

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

GCSE nostalgia

THE weeks and days before GCSE results day are nerve- racking for pupils.

But for many the grades themselves are a cause for celebration.

Each year secondary school leavers congratulate one another with hugs and have broad smiles for the Evening Mail cameras.

Today we look back into the Evening Mail archives at GCSE results days gone by.

GCSEs have been around since the late 1980s, replacing O-Levels.

There are photographs here from the 1990s from our secondary schools in Barrow, Dalton, Ulverston and Millom.

Two of the Barrow schools where these photographs were taken, Thorncliffe and Alfred Barrow schools, no longer exist. These schools were two of the three predecessor schools of Furness Academy.


North West Evening Mail What's on search

Powered by

Hot Jobs

Loading latest hot jobs...
Powered by Zoopla.co.uk

Featured companies

Searching for featured companies...
Search for:


Are penalties tough enough for drivers who use their mobiles at the wheel?



Show Result


Will you be voting in the 2015 General Election?



Show Result

Luscombe Plant Hire

Great Daffodil appeal 2015

Homes and gardens 21

to switch

To save our contact details direct to your smartphone simply scan this QR code

North West Evening Mail

Evening Mail Going Out