FGCS in the Financial Times

School's transformation praised in the Financial Times

Thursday, 15 December 2016
FGCS has featured in today's Financial Times! Read the story below: School in poor, immigrant neighbourhood rises to top the tables Forest Gate Community School rated outstanding by Ofsted after...
RE Reward Trips

Religious Education Reward Trips

Tuesday, 13 December 2016
The students of Forest Gate Community School had a unique opportunity to visit three places of worship linked to their in depth study of Sikhism, Hinduism and Islam. The most recent visit was a trip...
ITV News

Assistant Head Sham Uddin on ITV News

Thursday, 13 October 2016
Assistant Headteacher Sham Uddin has been featured on ITV news for her dedication to the school and the pupils:

FGCS Food Champion on Channel 5 News

Wednesday, 12 October 2016
School Food Champion Nick Shapland has appeared on Channel 5 news to discuss why too many children are still beginning secondary school obese or overweight:    
Sham Uddin

Teacher returns to school a year after being given weeks to live

Tuesday, 04 October 2016
Diagnosed with incurable stomach cancer a year ago, Forest Gate Community School’s assistant headteacher Sham Uddin was given weeks to live. But a year on, she is still fighting – and returned to her...
Max McKenzie

Talent for Acting

Thursday, 22 September 2016
FGCS pupil Max McKenzie has featured in the Newham Recorder for winning the prestigious Jack Petchey award.
GCSE Results 2016

Outstanding GCSE Results

Wednesday, 07 September 2016
The best performing secondary school in Newham! On average, students here make one grade higher than expected in every subject! 75% of students gained 5 GCSEs A*-C with English & Maths. Visit the...
History visit to Secret Nuclear Bunker

History visit to Secret Nuclear Bunker

Thursday, 21 July 2016
The History department organised a visit to the “Secret Nuclear Bunker” at Kelvedon Hatch, Essex for a group of Year 8 pupils. One of the pupils had recently won a Jack Petchey Award and opted to use...
Music on a Summer's Evening

Music on a Summer's Evening

Thursday, 21 July 2016
This year's Summer Concert included wonderful performances from a large number of students in Years 7-11, including the Choir, Orchestra, Guitar group, Keyboard group and lots of bands and soloists....
Sing4Peace Celebration Performance

Sing4Peace Celebration Performance

Thursday, 21 July 2016
This term's Sing4Peace project came to an end with a fantastic performance promoting peace and non-violence from FGCS Choir and Year 8 Music students. A special mention to Radostina, Tony and Gabriel...