Jack Petchey "Speak Out" Challenge!

Thursday, 23 May 2013
FGCS student Alexis Marinou is 3rd place winner. Alexis was up against 20 really confident and articulate Year 10 speakers in the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge and was awarded 3rd place, in part...

Dancer Fire turns up the heat at school

Wednesday, 20 March 2013
Article from this week's Newham Recorder

Ofsted Update

Monday, 11 February 2013
Ofsted have indicated that they are unlikely to inspect FGCS until May 2014.  They have carried out an interim assessment of our data and concluded that our good performance has been sustained. We...

BBC School Report 2013

Thursday, 31 January 2013
We’re delighted to be part of BBC School Report 2013. This is where we will post our news and run our own in-school event. Visit our very own webpage for more information. School Report 2013

First Muslim Women to Represent the USA in Fencing visits School

Monday, 28 January 2013
Ibtihaj Muhammad is the first Muslim women to represent the USA in any sport. She is ranked 11 in the world for women fencers. So Forest Gate Community School students were delighted to receive an...

FGCS features in 'Teach Secondary' Magazine

Wednesday, 09 January 2013
When Simon Elliott took up the position of head teacher at Forest Gate Community School in the London Borough of Newham in January 2011 he found, in his words, an establishment “in hiatus; looking...

Staff Development Room

Monday, 07 January 2013
Staff at FGCS are becoming film stars in a bid to share good practice and celebrate outstanding lessons with their colleagues. Through peer support, self reflection, coaching and supportive...

Introducing Forest Fitness

Monday, 26 November 2012
Forest Gate School is proud to announce the installation of a stunning new Fitness Suite. Forest Fitness opened its doors to the public on Monday 29th October 2012. Customers are taking advantage of...

Best Ever Exam Results! FGCS beats national average!

Wednesday, 29 August 2012
We are delighted to announce that 62% of our students obtained 5 or more GCSEs at Grades A*-C, including English and Maths. This is the best ever result for FGCS students and represents a fantastic...

Forest Gate Students reach finals of London talent search!

Tuesday, 22 May 2012
On Saturday 12th May, youth charity, XLP, staged the Newham semi-finals of their 2012 cross-London talent contest. Following two days of auditions where many eager students came forward, XLP...