Eastbury named as one of the top 100 most improved schools

GCSE results, Eastbury comprehensive school,

GCSE results, Eastbury comprehensive school, - Credit: Archant

Eastbury Comprehensive School has been named as one of the top 100 most improved schools in England for the third consecutive year.

David Laws, Minister of State for Schools, wrote a letter to headteacher David Dickson to congratulate him on the sustained increase in the percentage of pupils achieving five or more A* to C grades including English and maths.

Last year, 64 pc of GCSE pupils achieved five A* to C grades including English and maths, while a record 18 students gained at least 10 A* or A grades.

Mr Laws described the school’s results as “a shining testament to the hard work and success of your staff”.

Mr Dickson said: “I am extremely proud our students are achieving great academic results while also gaining national recognition for raising thousands of pounds for charity and winning many different sporting competitions.”

He thanked the school’s staff and governors as well as the local authority and pupils’ families for their support.

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