Best-ever GCSE results at Bow School with 61pc top grades

Pupils at Bow School in London’s East End are celebrating today’s record-breaking GCSE results—the best ever in its history.

The boys’ secondary, which becomes co-ed late next year, managed 61 per cent with five or more A* to C grades including English and maths. It was a rise of 10 per cent on last year’s grades and 17 per cent since 2010.

Overall, 39 per cent achieved at least three A* or A grades with many getting more than three top grades.

Top achievers include Abdul Wahab and Rubayed Ahmed who each netted nine A* and A grades, while Partha Dey and Nahim Ahad each gained eight A*s and As.

“The school has far exceeded its targets,” said Head teacher Cath Smith. “We’re consolidating our trend for consistent progress and improvement.


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“These results reflect the commitment of students, staff, parents and governors.”

Bow School moves to a new campus next June, followed in September, 2014, by introducing girls as well as an expanded Sixth Form, in partnership with other schools grouped as Sixth Form East.

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