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Pupils in Lambeth enjoy improved GCSE success

Today’s GCSE results show that this year’s crop of pupils have excelled in their exams, with more pupils than ever getting a five of more of the qualifications with a good mark.

In the borough the number of students getting five or more A* to C-grade GSCEs, including English and Maths rating has gone up from 62.8 per cent in 2012 to 65.7 per cent this year.

Cllr Rachel Heywood, cabinet member for Children and Families, said: “I know students, teachers and parents in Lambeth have worked incredibly hard to get the best possible GCSE results. These results are just reward for their efforts.

“GCSE’s are a critical step on the path towards college, university or an apprenticeship and eventually a career. On behalf of Lambeth I wish every student the best of luck today and promise we will do everything we can to help them to fulfil their potential in the future.”

Secondary school provisional results show that Lambeth LA performance has increased by three per cent in the main Department for Education indicator of success – five or more A* to C-grade GSCEs, including English and Maths.

School GCSE Results – Improvement of pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 achieving 5+ A*-C grades including English and Maths

2013

2012

5+ A* – C inc EM

Bishop Thomas Grant

85%

73%

Archbishop Tenisons

58%

47%

Elmgreen

67%

58%

Lambeth Academy

63%

54%

Dunraven

77%

72%

Saint Gabriels’s College

50%

48%

St Martin in the Fields

62%

61%

Lilian Baylis

60%

59%

Norwood

64%

64%

London Nautical

58%

61%

Platanos College

75%

80%

La Retraite

77%

87%

Evelyn Grace Academy

58%

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Lambeth

65.7%

62.8%

The improvement rate at Bishop Thomas Grant is 12 per cent – the highest in Lambeth, followed by Archbishop Tenison’s at 11 per cent, Elmgreen and Lambeth Academy at nine per cent and Dunraven with five per cent.

The provisional results also show Bishop Thomas Grant achieved the highest rate of pupils getting five or more A* to C-grade GSCEs, including English and Maths, with 85 per cent of pupils meeting the important mark.

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