A school which celebrated its first set of GCSE results since opening in 2014 has produced one of the top performing students in the country.
Islington’s students have pulled clear of the national average in English, but suffered a drop in maths as their GCSE results were revealed yesterday.
Students experienced a range of emotions this morning as they collected their GCSE results from Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School.
The “tireless” work of staff and students at City of London Academy Islington has been lauded as pupils collected their GCSE results this morning.
Central Foundation Boys’ School described the overhauled GCSE system as the “most difficult since the 1980s”.
Islington Arts and Media School had a “really pleasing” set of GCSE results, with almost two thirds of pupils achieving a grade 4 or higher in English and maths combined.
St Mary Magdalene Academy headteacher Vicky Linsley was concerned about Michael Gove’s strange new grading system – but she needn’t have worried.
Overall UK GCSE pass rates have fallen this year amid the biggest shake-up of exams in a generation.
If there is one day guaranteed to punctuate the calm of summer it’s likely to be today, when youngsters collect their GCSE results from school.
With pupils across the country anxiously waiting on their GCSE results, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test.
In three weeks time we will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Here’s our guide to the new numerical grading system and what it means for pupils.
Students at the Arts and Media school were jumping for joy today, with students particularly excelling in the sciences.
All eyes were on Highbury Grove this morning as students from the transformed school picked up their GCSE results.
Eager students queued outside Highbury Fields School this morning to collect their GCSE results, and for many of them it was worth the wait.
Central Foundation Boys School was celebrating topping its GCSE results from last year, on the eve of its 150th anniverary.
Teenagers across the country face one of the most nerve-racking days of their young lives today with the publication of GCSE results.
Highbury Fields School was yesterday celebrating a 62 per cent rate of five or more GCSEs - including English language and maths - at A*-C.
Almost all City of London Academy Islington students have signed up to stay at the sixth form after today’s GCSE results.
Students at Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School achieved the school’s best ever results today.
Islington Art and Media School pupils rushed to Turle Road at 9am to open their results, and there were happy faces all round.
“Fantastic” individual success stories stole the show at Highbury Grove School.
Students at Central Foundation Boys’ were celebrating a bumper set of results which put their school in the top 10 per cent in the country for performance this morning.
Students across Islington are picking up their GCSE results this morning.
Pupils in Islington bettered the national and inner London average GCSE grades, new figures reveal.
But Xavier still earns A in maths... and he’s back in class
“With teenagers there’s a lot of banter, and you can really establish a relationship. You have to trust teenagers to make their own decisions.”
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