|Fulham Schools Go into New Era on a High|
Fulham College partners achieve outstanding GCSE results
Two schools which are teaming up in September to become Fulham College are celebrating some of their best ever GCSE results.
When the new school year begins in September Henry Compton Boys' School will no longer exist – it will instead be known as Fulham College Boys’ School.
But the boys went out on a high, with a 95% pass rate for pupils achieving five or more GCSEs at A*-C level – an improvement of 18% from two years ago.
In the new school year, Fulham College becomes the umbrella organisation for Fulham Cross Girls' School on the Munster
Road, Fulham College Boys’ School and Fulham Enterprise Studio on Kingwood Road.
The girls' and boy' schools within the Federation stand independently, offering a traditional classroom-based education for students aged 11-16 under the umbrella of a leadership that can share experience and resources for the benefit of all.
Fulham Enterprise Studio is a new concept. It is very much a mainstream school,
Fulham Cross Girls' School is also going into the new partnership on a high, with GCSE results breaking new records for a sixth successive year.
At Fulham Cross, the only non-faith girls' school in Hammersmith and Fulham, 97% of girls achieved five A*- C grades, 74% with English and Maths. Impressively, 60% of all students achieved at least one or more A or A* grades with 21% achieving five or more A or A* grades.
Bernie Peploe, executive principal says: "Fulham Cross Girls’ School lives up to the promise that girls frequently do better academically in a single-sex educational environment and we are alone in the Borough in offering this within a truly diverse, non-faith school community.
"Our success is driven through excellent teaching and discipline and a personalised approach to the curriculum for each student.
"Importantly, the way in which we actively promote equality gives every young woman at the school the opportunity to become a self-aware and confident global citizen."
August 31, 2012