Thamesmead were celebrating the success of former students last week, as well as being awarded a place in the top 25% of UK schools in the Times Good Schools Guide.
The school is celebrating a record year for GCSE results with 85% of students achieving grade 4 or above in 5 GCSE subjects, including Maths and English. Of particular note were James Norton who achieved 11 GCSE grade 9s, the Lloyd Cup for Academic Achievement, plus awards in Science and Music. Congratulations also to Faye MacDonald who achieved 9 GCSE grade 9s and awards for Music and Spanish.
Many Special Awards were also given for services to sport, the community and the school – Daniel Smith, Olivia Payne, Hannah Spry, Amy Dixon, Rhiannon Glands, Christopher Sarjantson, Coralie Young and Honey Clark were recipients. Performing Arts prizes were given to Izzy Litvak, Hannah Spry and Honey Clark. Academic trophies for Languages, History, Sport and Technology were awarded to Alice Ditchburn, Lauren Corti, Alice Webster, Andrew Morris-Hunt, Emma-Louise Catling, Sophie French, Charlie Renard, Amelia Penney and Katie Fasken-Wall. Headteacher Phil Reeves presented the awards along with Vice-Chair of Governors, Mike Coombs.
The evening concluded with a wonderful reception served by the Friends of Thamesmead, giving students a chance to catch up with staff and share news of the courses that they are now studying.