Search

Havering results: Harris Academy GCSE results show impressive improvement

PUBLISHED: 16:03 24 August 2017 | UPDATED: 16:03 24 August 2017

Harris Academy Rainham students Atinuke and Kemi Ahmed with Gareth Stananought. Photo: Harris Academy

Harris Academy Rainham students Atinuke and Kemi Ahmed with Gareth Stananought. Photo: Harris Academy

Archant

Students and staff at Harris Academy are celebrating this evening after the school posted some remarkable GCSE results this year.

Results at the school in Lambs Lane South, Rainham, which joined the Harris Federation last year, are up dramatically.

This year, they posted a 14pc increase in children scoring A*-C grades or their equivalent, with 71pc of all students getting a 4 or better in maths and English this year.

Every subject area made significant increases in the number of students achieving A*-A and A*-C, with more than a quarter of all exams taken marked A-A* or 7-9.

And incredibly one student even managed a performance to put them in the top percentile nationwide.

Kemi Ahmed achieved 11 GCSEs at A* or A grade and managed to achieve the highest possible level 9 grades in English language, English literature and maths.

Special mention must also go to students Francesca Fairey, Tayeb Hamadi, Harry Spear, Claire Hennessy, Sam Dennis and Ryan Ahmed, who all achieved 10 or more GCSEs at A* or A.

Harris Academy Rainham Principal, Gareth Stananought, said: “We are delighted with our results which show how far we have come in our first year as a Harris Academy. Our students should be really proud of themselves.

“As well as students who have achieved the new ‘super grades’, students of all abilities and backgrounds have worked hard and done really well across all subjects.

“I’d like to thank all our students, parents and staff who have helped make today such a cause for celebration.

“We look forward to building on this success in the years to come.”

Latest Romford News Stories

Yesterday, 17:00

Curiosity Killed the Cat are just one of the highlights of the 40th Anniversary Havering Show this August Bank Holiday weekend.

Yesterday, 14:17

Students at a school have been celebrating their “amazing” A-level results today.

Yesterday, 12:30

The students at a Harold Hill school have been celebrating receiving their A-level results with many being able to go to their first choice university.

Yesterday, 11:28

The principal of Havering Sixth Form College is “delighted” with this year’s successes in A-level and B-tec examinations.

Yesterday, 11:11

Year 13 students at The Campion School in Hornchurch are celebrating a hugely successful year of A-level results that have left the school’s headteacher “over the moon”.

Yesterday, 10:43

Coopers’ Company and Coborn School achieved its best A-level results in 15 years this week, and it’s no surprise its teachers are “extremely happy”

eFrances Bardsley Academy in Romford has woken up this morning to record-breaking A-level results that have been dubbed “the best in the school’s history”.

Yesterday, 09:41

Students at St Edward’s Academy in Romford are celebrating after achieving a strong set of A-level and BTEc results.

PROMOTED CONTENT

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.

Newsletter Sign Up

Romford Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read news

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now