The borough’s high-flying students who are remaining in the borough for their sixth form studies were presented with awards and £500 at a ceremony last night.
Almost a quarter of all GCSE pupils in Barking and Dagenham have achieved the top grades of 7 to 9 in English - equivalent to an A or A*
Elutec pupils showed they were not fazed by the new-style GCSEs after recording an improvement on last year’s results.
Students at the Warren School are celebrating their success in the new maths and English GCSEs.
The deputy headteacher of Dagenham Park school said he was “delighted” with his pupils’ exam results.
Pupils at Eastbrook School overcame the new grading system for English and maths GCSEs, achieving top marks in almost a fifth of all exams.
The headteacher of Barking Abbey School today praised her pupil’s “fantastic” GCSE results.
Pupils at All Saints Catholic School are celebrating their exam results, with a quarter of students achieving top grades in the new-style GCSEs.
Robert Clack School pupils were today praised for their “best ever” GCSE results.
The principal of Sydney Russell School said she was “delighted” with the number of pupils achieving the top grade of 9 in the new-style exams.
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The number of teenage apprentices could fall dramatically this year after the government introduced a raft of new funding measures.
Councillors have pledged to lobby against the return of grammar schools to the borough.
A group of apprentices have developed an app to help students be more connected.
Children from across the borough are learning about the importance of re-using materials as part of National Recycling Week.
GCSE results have improved in the borough year-on-year – bucking the national trend.
Talented pupils at The Warren School have achieved the school’s best ever GCSE results.
Pupils and staff at Eastbook school are celebrating a record year for GCSE results.
A headteacher expressed his “delight” with students as he retired from the school after 26 years.
Students were praised for their “extraordinary” hard work as they collected their excellent results this morning.
A boy called Lucky has delighted his parents after becoming the first member of his family to get an A* in an exam.
Students and teachers at Jo Richardson Community School are celebrating their best ever GCSE results.
An “extremely proud” headteacher has credited hard work after his students broke GCSE records.
Students at Dagenham Park are today celebrating achieving the school’s best ever GCSE results.
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