GCSE results 2015: South west London students find out how they did in exams

Anxious teenagers across south west London have been finding out today how they did in their GCSEs.

We will be publishing results, pictures and stories about the area’s GCSE successes today.

If you’d like to share your results day with us, get in touch.

Pupils in Lambeth recorded an outstanding GCSE performance with nearly six out of ten candidates achieving at least 5 A* – C passes.

Provisional results released today showed that the proportion of students earning five or more A* – C grades, including English and Maths, rose to 58%, last year this figure was 57% compared to the national of 53%.

La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School achieved the highest 5+ A*-C grades (including English and Maths) for first time entries, with 83%.

Cllr Paul McGlone, Lambeth Council’s deputy leader, said: “I’d like to congratulate to all our pupils on their achievements today.

“These results are the culmination of years of hard work and commitment from pupils, their families and schools. But they are also a critical step on each young person’s journey towards their future careers, whether they plan to go to college or start work now.

“I wish all our pupils every success – and I want them to know that we’ll do everything we can to help them fulfil their potential.”

Lambeth Secondary schools – GCSE Provisional 2015
Archbishop Tenisons 64%
Bishop Thomas Grant 81%
Dunraven 68%
Elmgreen 50%
Evelyn Grace Academy 43%
La Retraite 83%
Lambeth Academy 56%
Lilian Baylis 52%
London Nautical 62%
Norwood 45%
Platanos College 61%
Saint Gabriel’s College 55%
St Martin in the Fields 53%
Putney High School, Putney

Putney High School has also bagged an impressive set of GCSE results this year with 87% of entrants achieving A* or A grades.

putney high school students celebrate gcse results

Teenage model Olivia Mason Pearson who made her catwalk debut at Paris Fashion Week just two months before her GCSE exams got 3A*s and 7As.

Headmistress Suzie Longstaff said:  “I am delighted for our students.

“These strong results reflect the sheer depth of ability and breadth of interest across the full range of subjects from Maths and Sciences to Languages, Humanities and the creative subjects.”

Wimbledon High School, Wimbledon 

Wimbledon High School is enjoying its best ever GCSE results with a record-breaking 72% A* grades for students.

Latymer Upper, Hammersmith

Students at Latymer Upper were celebrating as 92% of grades were at A*/A, and more than 68% were at A*, with 97% of maths papers graded A*/A.

Head David Goodhew said: “My warmest congratulations to Year 11 on their spectacular GCSE results – over 1000 A* grades!

“I am so pleased for the pupils, who have worked hard to do so well, and their teachers, who have inspired and cared for them.

“This academic success is a fitting companion to their accomplishments throughout the year in sport, music, drama and art.

“I am excited to see what they will go on to achieve in the Sixth Form, and beyond!”

Latymer Upper School gcse result 2015
SHARING THE GOOD NEWS: One student rings through her results

London Mayoral candidate and Tooting MP Sadiq Khan congratulated all students getting their GCSE results today, telling them ‘hard work pays off’.


Congrats to all those getting their GCSE results today. Hard work pays off! Best of luck for college and training applications #resultsday

— Sadiq Khan MP (@SadiqKhan) August 20, 2015

Dr Tania Mathias, Conservative MP for Twickenham and also a school governor, tweeted her support for pupils in her constituency getting their results today.

Riddlesdown Collegiate Riddlesdown students have plenty to shout about – as showcased on the school’s website.

The wait got too much for one poor chap…. though he (eventually) found he had plenty to celebrate about too.

Oasis Academy, Croydon Oasis Academy have been filling up their Twitter feed with numerous GCSE success stories including Niveda who bagged 3As, 4Bs and 3Cs.

Edenham High School, Croydon Edenham High School took to Twitter to congratulate students on ‘awesome exam results’ and free ice-cream. Great stuff.


Ursuline High School, Wimbledon A Merton Council spokesman tweeted congratulations to students at Ursuline High School on a ‘great set’ of GCSE results.

Dunraven School, Lambeth Congratulations go to Lambeth’s Dunraven School where 70% of students gained 5 GCSEs including English and maths and a quarter scored As or A*s – these hard-working girls managed 16 A*s between them. Ever wondered what 16 A*s look like? Like this #GCSEresultsday — Dunraven (@Dunraven_School) August 20, 2015

Check back on the website as we bring you the latest results from across south west London.

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