GCSE Exam Results

Thursday, August 20, 2020

A school is celebrating GCSE results success at the end of an “incredibly stressful” period made worse by the uncertainty surrounding how grades were calculated.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

A headteacher has praised the class of 2020 for adapting to “the most challenging of years”.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

A school principal has praised his pupils following their success in this year’s GCSE results.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

A prestigious national teachers and schools’ organisation has recognised Central Foundation in Bow as one of the country’s top places of learning.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Wondering how to keep your children entertained and educated during lockdown? Here are seven useful resources to keep them from climbing up the walls.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Downing Street has announced the closure of all schools in England from Friday afternoon, March 20.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Twilight movie star and ex-EastEnders actress Judi Shekoni revealed how determined she was as a teenager to get to Hollywood in a speech to pupils at Central Foundation Girls’ School.

Friday, September 27, 2019

An “alternative” school for youngsters excluded or outside mainstream Tower Hamlets education has had 85 per cent of its pupils getting GCSE in English and maths, a government minister has found.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Mums have taken up an 11th hour fight to stop Raine’s Foundation School closing after legally preventing Tower Hamlets Council axing all Year 7 enrolments in three weeks’ time.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The best year in the school’s history is how head teacher Brenda Landers describes her pupils’ GCSE results at Whitechapel’s Swanlea Secondary.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered – so here’s our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

More than a third of 16-year-olds in Tower Hamlets failed to pass both their English and maths GCSEs this year,

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Pupils across Tower Hamlets are celebrating their GCSE results under the new 1-9 grading system.

Friday, August 24, 2018

The headteacher of a Bow Common school has called his students’ results in their GCSE exams an “exceptional achievement”.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

An Oaklands School pupil is celebrating picking up nine grade 9s -the highest possible - in her GCSEs.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The executive headteacher of Bishop Challoner has said that he is delighted with the “exceptional results”.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

A student from a Bethnal Green School who couldn’t speak a word of Russian a year ago has achieved an A* in the language today.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Pupils across Tower Hamlets receive their GCSE results today.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

No coursework, two years of study, a clutch of Bs and a handful of threes - it’s a tricky time to be a GCSE student.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

It’s the time of the year that every teenager - and their parents - dread: GCSE exams.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Pupils taking GCSE at George Green’s Secondary visited Canary Wharf to hear from business experts about technological innovation in finance.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

An impressive 65 per cent of pupils got five grades of four plus in maths and English at east London’s Langdon Park Secondary in today’s GCSE results.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

A new grading system made it tougher for this year’s GCSE pupils for maths and English, with the old ‘star’ lettering system faded out and replaced by a numbering.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

With pupils across the country anxiously waiting on their GCSE results, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test.

Friday, August 4, 2017

In just over three weeks time we will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Here’s our guide to the new numerical grading system and what it means for pupils.


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