Newham's Brampton Manor Academy and Forest Gate Community School have been named in the top 50 performing schools nationally.
More than a third of 16-year-olds in Newham failed to pass both their English and maths GCSEs this year.
Getting one 9 - the top grade in the new-style GCSEs - is tough enough, so imagine getting a clean sweep of them.
Ana Lissa, who is progressing onto her level 3 course at NewVIc, says : "You'll be amazed with all it has to offer"
Drama and performing arts teacher Annie offers her insight into working at NewVIc college and what she loves about it
Join Newham Music as they bring Newham's award-winning community opera, Full Circle, to the Royal Festival Hall
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