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Redbridge results: Wanstead High School celebrates increase in A* and A GCSE grades

PUBLISHED: 12:27 24 August 2017

Wanstead High last year. L-R Isobel Mills, Madeline Oshodi, Ella Henry, Melisande Prince-Hodges who between them scored an astonishing 42 A*s.

Wanstead High last year. L-R Isobel Mills, Madeline Oshodi, Ella Henry, Melisande Prince-Hodges who between them scored an astonishing 42 A*s.

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Pupils at Wanstead High School celebrated getting their GCSE results today, with a significant number getting the very highest grades.

As schools adjust to the new GCSE marking system, Wanstead High was able to report a large number of students receiving the new top grade 9 in both English and maths.

This marks an increase in the equivalent A* and A grades from previous years.

This is the first year with the new numerical grading system for English and maths, which ranks papers between 1 and 9, with 9 being the highest.

The Recorder estimates a 4 is the equivalent to a C, a 6 is the equivalent to a B and a 7 to an A.

Headteacher at the school in Redbridge Lane West, Wanstead, Bob Hamlyn, said: “We’re really happy for our students.

“They worked hard for these grades, and it’s great to see so many of them meet or exceed their own expectations.

“Once again we’re well above national averages.”

Send all of your pictures and stories from GCSE results day to ralp.blackburn@archant.co.uk.

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