GCSE Results Day in Barking and Dagenham [2022]

Nerves, excitement and celebrations! Students across Barking and Dagenham picked up their GCSE results this week – and they’ve done themselves proud!

GCSE exams returned this year after being cancelled for the last two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, when teachers awarded grades using marked assignments, coursework, and mock exam results. And the borough’s youngsters have performed exceptionally well despite the disruptions to their education.

This year, over half of young people (51%) achieved the headline measure ‘Grades nine to five in English and Maths’ – the borough’s