|Chiswick School Praised For GCSE Results|
New rankings show it is in the top 10% of improving schools
Chiswick School has received national recognition for achieving some of the fastest improving GCSE results in the country.
The school qualified as one of the top 10% of schools in England by improving its GCSE results year-on-year from 2008 to 2011 by 23 percentage points overall.
Every school in the country has been ranked according to how much progress they made in improving their GCSE results in 2011 in new rankings released by SSAT – the representative body for schools.
Sue Williamson, Chief Executive of SSAT said: “Chiswick School should be congratulated for their stunning achievement in improving their GCSE results.”
“Chiswick School has proved itself to be one of the best schools in the country at improving GCSE outcomes for their students. There is plenty that other schools could learn from Chiswick’s success.”
“These results are testament to the commitment and hard work of the students, teachers and leadership team at Chiswick School and a vindication of their belief in high expectations, good teaching and ambition for every young person.”
“Successful schools like Chiswick School understand the value of data, such as these progress measures, in helping to ensure all young people perform to the very best of their ability. The progress measures show how schools make a difference and raise achievement above expectations.”
The school in Burlington Lane was formerly known as Chiswick Community School.
Tony Ryan, Chiswick’s Headteacher was delighted. ‘On behalf of our students, staff and parents we are pleased to receive this external recognition. With another set of results on the way we are confident that our success story will continue,’ he said.
June 28, 2012