GCSE results: Headteacher of Mayfield School ‘delighted’ with best-ever results
The head teacher of Mayfield School in Pedley Road, Goodmayes, was “delighted” with its best-ever GCSE results today.
Five A*s to Cs were achieved by 68 per cent of pupils with 65 per cent gaining five A*s to Cs including English and Maths.
The latter was an improvement from 52 per cent last year and headteacher Andy Rehling was quick to praise students and staff today.
He said: “We’re very very happy, we’re delighted by that.
“It’s down to the incredible hard work of the staff and students and the commitment that they showed.”
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A group of six pupils – Nusheen Akhtar, Atiqur Rahman, Monica Nahou, Hardeep Sambi, Kiran Sanqha and Ruth Burr - achieved 10 A*s or As.
And Abda Kazemi, Marqam Rafiq, Rakisha Mansoor, Asha Ali and Reshma Ravikumar got eight A*s to As.
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Mr Rehling said the large majority of students will now stay at the school for their sixth-form studies.
Will the school improve its GCSE results again next year?
He said: “We’re always optimistic.
“We’ve improved year on year for about the last 10 years.
“This year everything came together and we’d like to maintain that.”