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Redbridge results: “Excellent” results for Hainault school despite new challenges

PUBLISHED: 15:48 24 August 2017 | UPDATED: 15:48 24 August 2017

Students at The Forest Academy celebrate GCSE Results Day 2017

Students at The Forest Academy celebrate GCSE Results Day 2017

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The head of Year 11 students in Hainault has praised his students and teachers for coping with a “challenging” new grading system.

Pupils and teachers at The Forest Academy, Harbourer Road, in Hainault alike were celebrating overcoming the hurdles of a new exam today.

The number of students at the school, in Hainault, achieving English and Maths grade 4 (C) and above has increased by 7 per cent.

Top achiever Sana Kamran achieved a 7 in English literature, 6 in English language, 8 in maths and 3 A*s and 3 A’s.

Mitesh Thaker, head of year 11, said “blood, sweat and tears” had gone into producing this set of results.

He added that he was thrilled by the number of students achieving their predicted grades and the high number of students opting to stay at the school for sixth form.

He said: “It’s been a challenging year.

“I really felt for the students as they’ve navigated this system.

“We have a lot to be proud about our excellent results this year, out students have performed extremely well

“A lot of hard work by students and teachers has paid off and we’re really proud of everyone.”

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