First free school cohort receive stunning GCSE results

Children who joined Canary Wharf College East Ferry, one of the first cohort of free schools to open in the heart of the East End of London, have worked their way from joining the embryo school in Year 2, to receiving their Year 11 GCSE results. 

The students who joined in 2011 to came through the whole of Key Stage 2 in the primary and continue into Canary Wharf College Crossharbour secondary school, received an astounding 94% 9-4 grade pass rate.

Despite being taught in three sets of temporary accommodation over the years, the original students along with the other Year 11 pupils passed their GCSEs with flying colours.

Sarah Counter, CEO & Founder said “It has been a real joy to see a cohort of children all the way through to becoming young adults. We are extremely proud of their dedication and hard work along with the hours of time which staff gave to help them achieve their potential.”

GCSE Grades

CWC

CROSSHARBOUR

LONDON

NATIONAL

Grades 9-7 (Grade A)

36%

34.5%

28.9%

Grades 9-4

81%

79.7%

77.1%

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