One-in-3 East End school-leavers get top A-Level grades

A THIRD of all A-Level results are top A and B grades among school-leavers in London’s deprived East End. More students have taken and passed A and AS levels with a marked increase in A and B grades compared to last year

A THIRD of all A-Level results are top A and B grades among school-leavers in London’s deprived East End.

More students have taken and passed A and AS levels with a marked increase in A and B grades compared to last year, according to Tower Hamlets council.

Provisional results show 96 per cent achieved A-to-E grades, getting close to the national average after several years of under achievement.

The Head of Sixth Form at Bishop Challoner Secondary, Patrick Robbins, said: “Many have got places at some of the most prestigious universities in the country and others have achieved more than they thought possible.”


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Results from some schools were still outstanding’ last night, according to the council, so the results are provisional.

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