Search

GCSE: Bishop Challoner gets 70pc A*-to-C grades with 80pc in three subjects

PUBLISHED: 17:48 25 August 2016 | UPDATED: 17:48 25 August 2016

Stepney's Bishop Challoner Secondary in Commercial Road

Stepney's Bishop Challoner Secondary in Commercial Road

Archant

Another consecutive year of top GCSE results is today’s score-line at Stepney’s Bishop Challoner Schools in east London which have bucked the national declining trend.

Bishop Challoner head boy Regan-Thomas Healy gets two A*s and six AsBishop Challoner head boy Regan-Thomas Healy gets two A*s and six As

The girls’ school in the Commercial Road got 70 per cent A* to C grades, with one-in-four achieving A* or A.

The boys’ school next door was close on its heels with 66pc A*-to -C, one-in-three getting A* to B.

Standing out proud is the 80pc A*-C in both schools for English, History, Art and Science.

Maths results also added up well with 75pc in the boys’ school and 80pc in the girls’ school achieving an A*-C.

Bishop Challoner Girls' Enyi Chen and Ngoc Ly each get eight A*s and an ABishop Challoner Girls' Enyi Chen and Ngoc Ly each get eight A*s and an A

“All this, against a national picture of confusion and unrest surrounding changes to GCSEs and a sharp decline in results,” said a Bishop Challoner spokesman. “Each one of our students has achieved their potential, with results improving for yet another year.”

Outstanding pupils include James Nguyen with six A*s and two As and head boy Regan-Thomas Healy with two A*s and six As.

Regan-Thomas said: “The support from my teachers was brilliant—they helped me so much.”

Enyi Chen and Ngoc Ly in the girls’ school got eight A*s and an A each!

Paulina Petraityte was close behind with seven A*s and two As.

Girls’ head teacher Chantelle Easmon-Johnson said: “These results have outstanding performances in English, Maths, RE and history to name but a few. Individual results have been brilliant with several students getting A*s in all their subjects.”

Most students begin Year 12 at the sixth form when term begins after the Bank Holiday.

Interim executive principal Nicholas Soar, former girls’ head teacher, leaves Bishop Challoner “after five years of improving results” and an outstanding Ofsted report. New executive principal Niamh Arnull takes over next week.

Latest East London News Stories

Commuters are facing severe delays on the Jubilee line this morning following a signal failure.

A woman had her phone and cash stolen after being duped into letting someone into her home.

Yesterday, 16:58

A Bangla music festival has released details of its lineup.

Yesterday, 16:51

A man has been rushed to hospital after being rescued from a dock on the Isle of Dogs.

Yesterday, 15:05

Victoria Park has been voted one of the top 10 parks in the UK.

Yesterday, 11:30

A ‘dangerous’ drug dealer who kept a loaded gun on top of a wardrobe has been jailed for eight years.

Yesterday, 07:00

The mayor of Tower Hamlets recognised people who’ve been trained to tackle discrimination.

Mon, 17:14

It might have a twitter account dedicated to parodying its daily delays, but c2c has been named the best train operator in the country at a prestigious rail industry awards night.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Are you a landlord looking for a fixed rental income, paid whether the property is empty or not? Steve Westley, general manager at estate agents Elliot Leigh, explains their Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it takes the stress out of letting your property.

Newsletter Sign Up

East London Advertiser twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now