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Girl’s school in Tower Hamlets sees a nine per cent increase in GCSE grades

PUBLISHED: 14:05 23 August 2012 | UPDATED: 14:12 23 August 2012

A girl’s school in Tower Hamlets has bucked the national trend with a nine per cent increase in the number of students achieving at least five A* to C grades in their GCSE exams.

Ninety-four percent of pupils at Central Foundation Girls’ School received these grades, up from 85 per cent last year.

The school at College Terrace in Bow also saw a five per cent increase in the number of pupils scoring at least five A* to C grades in subjects including English at Math, up from 61 percent to 66 per cent this year.

Head teacher Esther Holland said: “The school is delighted with this year’s results and they are a reflection of the consistent hard work of students and staff.”

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