Barking Abbey School
Barking Abbey School
Sandringham Road
Barking
IG11 9AG

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Barking Abbey’s Outstanding academic performance recognised by the Government

We have received a letter from the Minister of State for Schools, David Laws. In this, he says:

     “Your school has proven to be one of the top 90 non-selective state funded schools in England. I would like to congratulate your staff, governors and pupils for their hard work and success”

                Read the full text of his letter here.


Are you aiming for top GCSE results this summer?

Then you may qualify to join our High Performance Programme in the Sixth Form. Read more here in the presentation made to parents and students this week.

External students who may qualify will be invited to a special High Performance evening in March.


Exam Timetable 2015

Please click here for the 2015 Exam Timetable


Sixth Form Applications for 2015 are now open.

Please click here for the application form and further information


 

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Barking Abbey School has been chosen to become an Expert Centre for the new Global Learning Programme (GLP) for England, funded by the Department for International Development.

The GLP is a free programme of support for schools that can help enhance teaching and learning about global issues at Key Stages 2 and 3.

We are inviting local primary and secondary schools to join our network and take advantage of the FREE peer-led CPD we are running from September 2014,  as part of our role as GLP Expert Centre.

To find out more about the opportunities that the GLP can offer your teachers and pupils, please contact Manju Nair via email at nairm@barkingabbeyschool.co.uk 

For more information click here

To register your school as a GLP Partner click here

For upcoming CPD sessions at Barking Abbey School please click here


GCSE Results

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This has been an exceptionally successful year for the Year 11 students at Barking Abbey.  At a time of great volatility and dire warnings from the Examination Boards, 2014 has been one of our best years ever.  Congratulations to all the students for their hard work and determination, and we look forward to welcoming a record number into our sixth form in order to continue their successful academic careers.  Well done to all!

 

GCSE RESULTS 2014

5+ A*-C Grades (inc. English and mathematics

72.5%

5+ A*-C grades (Level 2 at 16 measure)

83.7%

5+ A*-G grades (inc English and mathematics

95.3%

5+ A*-G grades (Level 1 at 16 measure)

97.1%

A*/A grade in English

16.3%

A*/A grade in mathematics

29.0%

10 Top Achievers: 


Surname

First name

A*

A

Jamil

Omar

12

 

Daniel

Ryan

8

3

Iqbal

Iqra

6

5

Khan

Inabat

5

6

Jackson

James

5

6

Obi

Chidera

5

6

Ali

Saad

8

2

Chowdhury

Sabiha

7

3

Miah

Hanifa

7

3

Deo

Munkiran

6

4


A-Level Results 2014

We congratulate our Year 13 students on a superb set of A level and BTEC results.  At A level, 98% of all grades were at A*-E, nearly three-quarters were at A*-C; 47% at A*-B, and over 5% at A*.  Almost all students have gained a place at the university or employment of their choice.

Special mention must go to Hasan Mahmood for 4 A*s and a place at Cambridge to read Maths;  Manesh Patel for 3A*s and 1A and a place at Cambridge to read Engineering;  Conor Ryan for 3A*s and 1 A and a place at Bristol to read Aero Space Engineering;  Martynas Saltenis for 3A*s and a place at Warwick to read Maths;  Omar Haque for 2A*s and 2As and a place at Imperial to read Maths;  Liam Harding for 1A* and 2As and a place at LSE to read History;  and Beatrice Quarshie for 3As and a place at Loughborough to read English Literature.

Congratulations to all the successful BTEC Diploma and Extended Diploma students.  Many gained starred Distinctions and special mention must go to the following for triple D*:

Maiklas Vasiliauskas   Sport & Exercise
Yvan Zahui                  Sport & Exercise
Oniekah Love              Performing Arts Dance
Beth Stainsbury           Performing Arts Dance
Mubarik Ahmad          Business
Mariam Keyani           Business
Amenah Rana             Business

and to the following for double D*:

Amy Morgan               Performing Arts Dance
Jessica Odewole          Sport & Exercise

These results reflect the hard work and dedication of the whole year group. They are a credit to themselves and their families. Well done to you all!


SIMS Learning Gateway LogoThe current system used to check the progress of your children (ePortal) is being replaced from the start of the Autumn Term by the SIMS Learning Gateway service.  Using this service parents can check the progress of each child enrolled at the school while students can check their own progress record.

The new service gives access to the following:

  • Parental overview of all children enrolled at the school
  • Checking Timetables
  • Live attendance marks and statistics
  • Behaviour and Achievement Reporting
  • School Reports
  • Electronic Copies of Letters sent home
  • The ability to request updates to personal details (subject to proof of change)
  • Notices and announcements

Usernames and passwords will be issued to all parents and students individually in the new academic year by letter in the Autumn Term.

The ePortal will remain up and running if you require records prior to the changeover


2014 - 15 Term Dates

Please click here for next year's term and holiday dates


Summer Uniform

Please click here to view the letter to parents regarding Summer Uniform


Phone Number Changes

Please note the main numbers for contacting the school and reporting your child absent have changed, please click here for the updated numbers.


Religious Observance

Please see below for amended guidelines regarding taking your child out of school for religious observance, these differ slightly from those emailed to parents earlier this week.

The school MUST be informed, in advance, if you wish to take your child out of
school for a religious festival. The school allows one day to be taken for religious observance for which a request form should be completed in advance.


Important Notice for Parents

There is a change to the law on authorising holidays during term time, with effect from this September.  There is also a further change to penalty notices.  Please click here for more information from the DFE

The government are removing, from the 2006 Registration Regulations, reference to family holiday and extended leave as well as the statutory threshold of ten school days. The amendments make clear that headteachers may not grant any leave of absence during term time unless there are exceptional circumstances.



 

Please click here to read a letter from our Sex and Relationship Education coordinator. It is particularly important if you wish to have your child withdrawn from the SRE.




 

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