GCSE results: Seven Kings High achieve 95 per cent A*-C grades

There were tears and screams of jubilation as students at Seven Kings High School, Ley Street, Seven Kings picked up their results.

There were smiles on pupils faces when they got the grades they needed to go on to study A-levels and the school can breathe a sigh of relief with 95 per cent of students achieving A*-C grades.

Headteacher, Tracy Smith, said: “It is amazing that are results are up from last year and for nearly every student to get five GCSE’s in C or above is great. We are very proud.

“Every year people say they are getting easier but these students have given it everything and that combined with the hard work of the staff is what improves grades.”

Pupil, Navdeep Bual, 16, of Ilford said: “I got 11 A*’s which is just crazy. After going through five years of hard work it has finally culminated in something. I am lost for words and I feel very proud.”

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Kiran Khan, 16, of Seven Kings, who achieved 10A*’s and 2A’s, added: “I couldn’t even read my results I was so nervous but I am very happy now. I do think it is difficult working with different exam boards which I think should be addressed for future years.”

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