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GCSE results: Top marks at All Saints Catholic School

PUBLISHED: 14:16 24 August 2017

Students collect their GCSE results at All Saints Catholic School (Picture: Alex Shaw)

Students collect their GCSE results at All Saints Catholic School (Picture: Alex Shaw)

Alex Shaw

Pupils at All Saints Catholic School are celebrating their exam results, with a quarter of students achieving top grades in the new-style GCSEs.

Three quarters of the Terling Road, Dagenham school’s cohort achieved five A*-C grades or equivalent.

A 9 to 1 graded system was used in English, English literature and maths this year, with grades 9-7 equivalent to A* or A.

Almost all (94 per cent) of year 11s achieved a 4 or above in English literature, compared to 88pc in English and 80pc in maths.

Pupils achieved 20 grade 9s overall, including one from star pupil Deborah Fajuyitan.

She achieved a 9 in English literature, 8s in English and maths, and six A*s.

Headteacher Clare Cantle said: “We are all so proud of year 11 and all they have achieved.

“In a year of great change in education they have proved that they have great determination and resilience.”

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