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Virtual Open Evening

Our Virtual Open Evening is live!

Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Welcome to our first Virtual Open Evening. Join us and see what FGCS has to offer! Virtual Open Evening

FGCS pupil gets top grade in English despite not speaking language four years ago

Friday, 28 August 2020
Genipa Ullah joined the Forest Lane school in 2016 after her family moved from Italy for her father’s work. And among her GCSE results today (Thursday, August 20) were a 9 in English literature and...

FGCS in top 50 schools for GCSE results four years in a row

Tuesday, 26 November 2019
FGCS is among just 11 nationwide to have been ranked in the top 50 schools for GCSE results four years in a row. We made the list again with a Progress 8 score of plus 0.99, which means pupils earn...
2019 Results

Outstanding Results 2019

Monday, 09 September 2019
1. Our Progress 8 score is +0.94 (provisional) It means on average, our students make one whole grade better progress, for all the subjects they have taken, compared with their...
Bright Ideas Challenge

FGCS scoops regional prize in The Bright Ideas Challenge

Tuesday, 02 July 2019
Talented FGCS students impressed some of the world's top engineers and won £1,500 for the school with their plans to eradicate air pollution caused by cars and lorries. The four-strong fought off...
Four-and-a-half day week

Four-and-a-half day week

Thursday, 07 March 2019
FGCS is set to switch to a four-and-a-half day week in a bid to create a “happier, more productive” environment. From next September, students will leave just after midday every Friday afternoon....

League Table Success

Wednesday, 30 January 2019
FGCS has been named in the top 50 performing schools nationally, with a Progress 8 Score of +1.01, the second highest in Newham! Read the full story in the Newham Recorder: Newham Recorder
Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

Friday, 30 November 2018
Our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors at Forest Gate Community School are trained to support victims of bullying and mentor perpetrators to stop them from committing further offences. Our ambassadors raise...
Young Carer Wins Award

Young Carer Wins Award

Friday, 30 November 2018
When most 12-year-olds are out with their friends, Ilyan Benamor spends time cooking, cleaning and doing the shopping. And now the Forest Gate youngster has been recognised for his role as a young...
Schools for Success

Schools for Success

Friday, 02 November 2018
The Mayor of London has praised FGCS for helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds score top marks in their exams. Sadiq Khan heralded us for achieving better marks at GCSE than non-...

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