GCSE results: Top marks at All Saints Catholic School
PUBLISHED: 14:16 24 August 2017
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.”