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20/09/17

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It's secondary schools' open season. Visit Ofsted - Open Evening Wed. 20 September https://t.co/MidSuP8Vi4 https://t.co/YtTP8g9i1i

20/09/17

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https://t.co/keX7tCOWP0 New Executive Leaders programme from Certainly worth a look if you are leading or aspiring to lead a MAT

19/09/17

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First ever inspection sees Merton school rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted https://t.co/8l4i5m6kbK

19/09/17

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Merton School ‘outstanding,’ says Ofsted https://t.co/ZazJRuN2Ug via

18/09/17

First ever inspection sees Merton school rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted https://t.co/AtkyIWClAj

18/09/17

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My huge congratulations to wonderful for their OUTSTANDING Ofsted results across the board. Delighted for you all - so deserved! https://t.co/E4grlp7ktc

18/09/17

rated 'outstanding' by in all areas in first ever inspection https://t.co/5PFt2rfwnP https://t.co/X6wFWEtF9g

18/09/17

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The reasons behind the need for new school, Harris Federation Academy Wimbledon (you can now apply for a place... https://t.co/NJmjw2SJFo

18/09/17

Seven in a row - rates seven newly inspected Harris Federation academies 'outstanding' https://t.co/2SzoIPp4ei https://t.co/frT5003QgV

16/09/17

Looking forward to hearing Harris in Harmony perform.

16/09/17

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Harris in Harmony rehearsals off to a flying start at HAB 🎶🙌🏼 https://t.co/6EpUHoDVkA

16/09/17

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14/09/17

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Beautiful playing and gold stars being awarded today in piano lessons. https://t.co/iapj1JL11Z

14/09/17

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. needs a or Manager to join its team. Find out more about the role and apply at https://t.co/zhAugrPgSq https://t.co/N3KelNRmoQ

14/09/17

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Already there is a display of in Year 5 for their Greek theme. https://t.co/wLiG6WItcx

14/09/17

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14/09/17

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Our new EYFS provision is taking shape. The canopy is up and the wet pore is going down. https://t.co/EU50LlPiSG

14/09/17

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Reception have only been in for four mornings and still we have amazing artwork. https://t.co/IFUijkELCP

14/09/17

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Very exciting to see former School Direct trainees progressing to be mentors for the new cohort - lovely to see familiar faces!

12/09/17

connecting students, staff & building community, just a few days into the term a new Sch. https://t.co/uZyAkV2frq

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Posted on: September 1st 2017

Harris Academy Battersea celebrates excellent summer exam results

Students at Harris Academy Battersea are celebrating after another year of excellent GCSE and A Level results.

Before joining the Harris Federation, only 44% of students were achieving A*-C in English and Mathematics at GCSE. This figure has almost doubled with 83% of students achieving this measure this year. 

The academy also saw a significant increase in its EBacc score (A*-C or 4 and above in the core academic subjects), which increased from 41% in 2016 to 54% this year. This is well above the national average, which was 23% in 2016.

Amidst the success of the academy as a whole at GCSE level, there were a number of outstanding achievements by individual students, including 16 year old Anita Fonseca.

Anita achieved the very best results possible, with straight A*s in sociology, physics, chemistry, biology, French, Spanish, geography and statistics. She also has been awarded an impressive two 9s (the new ‘super grade’ in the new numerical grading system for maths and English).  

Anita was featured in the Wimbledon Guardian live blog.

Battersea WimbledonGuardian

BBC interview new grading systemThree Harris Academy Battersea students also made an appearance on the BBC News, explaining the new GCSE grading system.

At A level, the academy had a 100% pass rate across all subjects, with many outstanding successes for individual students such as Teofil Aleksandrov, who will read Mathematics at Churchill College, Cambridge. Teofil achieved 3 A* grades in Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics and two Grade 1s in his STEP papers. He also achieved a gold in the Physics Olympiad.

Teofil Today ProgrammeTeofil made an appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme to discuss his excellent results.

Other individual successes included:

Hassan Abdullah, who obtained 3 A grades in Chemistry, Maths and Physics and will read Physics at Imperial College London.

Najma Warsame will read Chemistry at University College London, having achieved 3 A grades in Chemistry, History and Mathematics.

Rikayah Duncan achieved 3 A grades in Biology,Psychology and Sociology. She will read Psychology at the University of Kent.

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