GCSE results: Newham schools are top of the class
GCSE victories in the borough
Schools across Newham are celebrating their pupils’ success today as the GCSE results are published.
Screams of delight echoed from the school hall in St Angela’s Ursuline as four out of five students achieved at least five A* to C grades including English and Maths.
Thrilled Headteacher Mark Johnson said that the school’s top subject was English Language and Literature in which students gained 90 per cent A* to C grades while 82 per cent received the same in Maths.
He said: “We are so proud of them all. There are just so many who have done fantastically well.”
You may also want to watch:
The exam excitement continued at Plashet School which recorded its best ever results.
The East Ham specialist science college for girls posted a 72 per cent pass rate of five or more A* to C GCSEs, including English and Maths, up 12 per cent on last year, with 82 per cent of students achieving five or more A* to Cs.
- 1 Indian restaurants to try in Newham, as recommended by readers
- 2 New Covid vaccine centres to open across east London
- 3 Steven Fry stabbing: Custom House victim named in murder investigation
- 4 Campaigners protest City Farm closure at Town Hall with 6,000-strong petition
- 5 David Gomoh's killers jailed 101 years total for Canning Town murder
- 6 Stephen Fry: Canning Town man to face court charged with murder
- 7 Man killed and two injured in triple shooting
- 8 'That is what this club is about' as Mark Noble wants to find West Ham fan
- 9 New primary school in Stratford welcomes first reception class
- 10 Police appeal to bystanders in alleged rape case
Head teacher Bushra Nasir said: “I am over the moon with this year’s results.”
Students of Sarah Bonnell School in Stratford had 56 per cent of students gaining five A* to C grades including English and Maths while the number of students achieving five A* to C grades had improved this year to 76 per cent.
For remarkable student stories and more, see next week’s Recorder out on Wednesday 31.