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GCSE results up again in Lambeth

GCSE provisional exam results show that Lambeth’s secondary schools have improved for the 13th consecutive year – this time by a staggering 7.4 per cent compared to twelve months ago.

Lambeth’s 5+A*- C (five or more A*- C grades) rating which include English and Maths has soared from 53 per cent in 2010 to 60.4 per cent this year.

The improvement rate at Lambeth Academy for five or more GCSEs which include English and Maths is 22 per cent and are the most improved in Lambeth, followed by Bishop Thomas Grant at 16 per cent, London Nautical 13 per cent, Dunraven 11 per cent, Archbishop Tenison 5 per cent, Lilian Baylis five per cent, Norwood five per cent, and La Retraite two per cent.

Significant improvement has also been recorded in 5+A*-C grades in all subjects which improved by 6.1 per cent from 74.2 per cent in 2010 to 80.3 per cent this year. The most improved were again Lambeth Academy at 26 per cent. They are followed by Lilian Baylis at 15 per cent, Dunraven ten per cent, Archbishop Tenison and London Nautical seven per cent, Bishop Thomas Grant three per cent, and La Retraite one per cent.

Lambeth Council Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Service, Cllr Pete Robbins, said: “It is an incredible achievement for our schools to have improved on their GCSE results for the 13th consecutive year. Thanks must go to all the staff and pupils who have clearly worked so hard to achieve such strong results. I am extremely proud of all of you and the continued support parents have given our schools. Well done to each and every one of you.”

GCSE provisional results 2011:

  • La Retraite achieved the highest 5+A*-C grades (including English and Maths) with 74%, followed by Dunraven 73%, Bishop Thomas Grant 68%, Archbishop Tenison 67%, Stockwell Park 65%, Norwood and St Martin-in-the-Fields 63%, Lambeth Academy 58%, London Nautical 55%, Lilian Baylis 52%, Charles Edward Brooke 39%
  • La Retraite and Norwood achieved the highest 5+ A*-C grades with 98%, followed by Dunraven 93%, Bishop Thomas Grant 92%, St Martin-in-the-Fields 86%, Archbishop Tenison’s 82%, Lilian Baylis 81%, Lambeth Academy 78%, London Nautical 75%, Stockwell Park 72%, Charles Edward Brooke 52%
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