GCSEs: Northfleet girls beat last year's grades as Longfield Academy get best ever results
PUBLISHED: 09:34 22 August 2013 | UPDATED: 17:13 22 August 2013
Students, parents and staff at Longfield Academy are celebrating the best GCSE results in the school's history, beating the high watermark of last year by a long way.
Academy principal Simon Beamish said it was a “phenomenal year of achievement”, with 100 per cent of pupils receiving 5+ A*-C.
Star pupil was Gurjot Kaur who gained four A*s, eight As and two Bs.
Mr Beamish said: “This is a phenomenal year of achievement at Longfield Academy with very considerable improvements even after last year’s great results.
“We wish to thank everyone involved in making this year such a tremendous success and huge congratulations to our students and their families. We look forward to welcoming them and many other students back into our Sixth Form in September.”
Elsewhere, there was a strong performance from GCSE students at Northfleet School for Girls, in Hall Road, who beat their 2012 results.
Headteacher, Julie Wilson, said: “My congratulations to all our students who have achieved these impressive results and my thanks to staff for creating the superb relationships which allowed all our young people to flourish and be so successful. I couldn’t have asked for more.”