School celebrates exceptional GCSE Results
- 66% of students achieve a ‘strong pass’ (grades 9-5) in GCSE English and Maths.
- 87% of students achieve a ‘standard pass’ (grades 9-4) in GCSE English and Maths.
- 32% of students achieve the English Baccalaureate.
Students, staff and parents at Eden Girls’ School, Waltham Forest are today celebrating exceptional GCSE results, placing the school as one of the highest achieving in the region and the country.
66% of students achieved GCSEs with grades 9-5 in English and Maths, compared to 43% nationally in 2018, which is likely to place the school in the top 5% of schools nationally. 32% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate, which is likely to place the school in the top 25% nationally.
The English Baccalaureate recognises achievement in a range of academic and challenging subjects. It is awarded to students who achieve grades 9-5 in English, Maths, Science, a modern foreign language and History or Geography. Nationally, around 17% of students achieve the English Baccalaureate.
Badriyah Islam achieved the top grade of 9 in eight subjects – as well as two grade 8’s. She commented: “I am really humbled that my friends and I have done so well. These exams were so challenging and stressful, so we are really thrilled to have secured excellent grades. We simply could not have achieved this without the support of our amazing teachers.”
Shahina Ahmad, Principal at Eden Girls’ School, Waltham Forest, said “We are delighted with these fantastic results; they are a true testament to our students’ hard work and dedication. We wish all of our students every success for the future”.
(Mufti) Hamid Patel, Chief Executive of Star Academies, reflected on the achievements and underlined the wider mission of the school: “These really are life-changing outcomes for our amazing students. Our parents, staff and students really make us proud. As well as securing fantastic grades, we want our young women to have excellent character, be responsible citizens and serve their communities passionately.”
Added By: tetadmin | Date Added: 27th Aug 2019 | Posted In: Latest News