Redbridge pupils come fifth for having five or more GCSEs

Pupils sitting an exam. Picture: PA/David Jones

Pupils sitting an exam. Picture: PA/David Jones - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Redbridge is home to some of the country’s brightest pupils with more than three quarters achieving five or more A* to C GCSE grades according to new figures.

The provisional numbers put the borough in fifth place, with 76.8 per cent of pupils hitting the desired mark - above the national average of 63.2pc.

The improvement in results has seen the borough jump up 36 places from 41 where it fared previously.

There has also been an improvement in the number of pupils achieving five or more A* to C grades including maths and English - from 11th to eighth in England at 67.4pc.

Children and Young People cabinet member Cllr Elaine Norman said: “Once again Redbridge has shown itself to be an excellent place for education.

You may also want to watch:

“We are very proud of our schools and a lot of work goes into ensuring that they remain excellent places where the Borough’s young people can reach their full potential.”

She added: “Immense credit has to go to the students and teachers, for them these results represent the culmination of years of effort and perseverance.”

Most Read

Read more:

Ilford Pictures: GCSE results day 2014

Redbridge GCSEs 2014: Oaks Park High School

Redbridge GCSEs 2014: Seven Kings High School

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter