Sunday, December 3, 2023

Chafford Hundred: No 1 in UK

STAFF, Governors and students were celebrating today after being classed as the “Most improved school in the UK.”

In 2006, the school was given “notice to improve” by Ofsted. At that time, newly installed Head Chris Tomlinson pledged to make the school, “the best in the borough”.

This years GCSE results including English and Maths have confirmed that the school now sits at the top of the “most improved” table.

Official school by school results for the whole of England published today show that Chafford Hundred Campus increased the number of pupils getting five or more GCSEs at A*-C grade including English and Maths rose from 16 per-cent in 2005 to 62 per-cent in 2008 – an increase of 46 percentage points.

In an exclusive interview, Chris reflects on the achievement; how competition thrives in the learning community and his hopes for a sixth form college as the school grows and grows.


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