GCSEs: Grades improve at Forest Gate Community School

PUBLISHED: 15:30 22 August 2013 | UPDATED: 16:00 22 August 2013

Students overjoyed at their GCSE results on the steps of Forest Gate Community School.

Students overjoyed at their GCSE results on the steps of Forest Gate Community School.


Hard-working students at Forest Gate Community School boosted its GCSE pass rate this year.

Teenagers achieving five or more A* to C grades at the school in Forest Lane increased to 73 per cent in 2013.

In total, 12 subjects saw a 100 per cent pass rate including the essential maths and English.

Overall, there were 230 top A* and A grades handed out to FGCS pupils.

Simon Elliott, headteacher at FGCS, said: “It’s inspiring to see such year on year improvement in our students’ results.

“In particular, I am delighted by the levels of progress they have made in Science and Maths.

“These results set our students up for the future, whether their next steps are a sixth form college, a further education college or an apprenticeship.

“I know our students are proud of their achievements and I congratulate them, but I’d also like to acknowledge our staff and our community, for the invaluable support afforded to our students.

“FGCS is an school for the whole community to be proud of, we are determined to raise achievement for our students and that determination is raising aspirations and making a difference to our students’ futures.”

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