GCSE success in Lambeth

Students across the borough finally found out their GCSE grades last week after months of anticipation.

The Weekender spoke to some of the Lambeth schools celebrating their results on Thursday.

Lambeth Academy:

Students at Lambeth Academy in Clapham celebrated their results as 59 per cent of students bagged five or more A* to C grades including English and Maths.

Top students included:

  • Reuben Williamson with ten A* to A grades
  • Mable Chu, George Flatters and Lukas Rygh with nine A* to As
  • Ryan Gall with eight A* to As
  • Ishmail Ahmed, Madison Chhita and Jade Chin Rollock with six A* to A grades each

Jan Shadick, Principal of Lambeth Academy, said: “I am delighted at these results, which show our students are making excellent progress, performing highly in key subjects and achieving top grades. We have stretching aspirations for everyone at Lambeth Academy and can now celebrate the success that this approach brings.

“I am particularly proud of our students, who have worked extremely hard to earn the grades they were hoping for. This set of results will allow them to move on successfully to the next phase of their education – many of them to our Sixth Form which performed so well last week.”

Dunraven School:

At Dunraven School in Streatham, 62 per cent of GCSE students scooped at least five subjects graded A* to C with English and Maths.

Nobin Chowdhury, who enrolled at Dunraven sixth form last Thursday, gained nine A*s and four As.

Gabriel Louks Lirwan, who achieved ten A* to Bs, said: ‘I really appreciate the support that I was given.

“I’m looking forward to the sixth form.”


Lambeth Academy student Nobin Chowdhury

Billy Black, who got eight A*s and six As, will study Maths, Further Maths, Physics and History A-levels at Dunraven sixth form next year.

With a strong set of results, Daniel Vogel, who achieved nine A* to As, is also returning to Dunraven Sixth to begin his A-levels in September.

Tamoy Phipps, deputy Youth Mayor of Lambeth, who got eight GCSEs at A*s and As said she is, “excited for the next steps.  It feels like a whole new phase”.