Published: 01:29 PM, 12 August 2021
Students due to sit public exams in summer 2021 missed outon a significant proportion of face-to-face teaching due to Covid-19. As aresult, exams were replaced with teacher assessment.
However, despite this adversity, provisional results released (10 August) showthat students in Newham have achieved outstanding results.
Some of the highlights from Newham’s schools and colleges that have reportedtheir results include:
To celebrate this important achievement, the Mayor of NewhamRokhsana Fiaz joined Councillor Sarah Ruiz, Cabinet Member for Education andChildren Social Care and Councillor Jane Lofthouse, Deputy Cabinet Member forEducation to meet students receiving their results at NewVIc College.
Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz said: “I am so proud of the young people of Newham andeverything they have achieved, particularly as they have experienced suchadversity and disruption over the past year and I would like thank our parents,carers and teachers for their dedication and commitment in supporting our youngpeople. Nothing is more important than the future of our young peoples and thatis why as Mayor I have initiated record investment in the Brighter Futuresprogram and made the centrepiece of our Towards a Better Newham plan the goodwell-paying jobs that our talented young people deserve.”
Councillor Sarah Ruiz said: “It was great to meet so many talented students atNewVIc and to hear about their plans now they have their results. Thisparticular cohort of students have already faced so many challenges and workedincredibly hard so I know they will go on to achieve even more in the future.They should all be very proud.”