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16/07/19

Our first summer fete has been organised and hosted by students. Year 9 and 10 event operations students at Royal Docks Academy have spent three months planning for the practical part of their GCSE course. Full story - https://t.co/EBXFaWhTX1 https://t.co/Rb4WHJqGOQ

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15/07/19

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HeadStart Newham

👉Don't forget!👈 Over the summer, 10-16 year olds in can access support when & where they need it - and in a way that works for them. As the academic year winds down, be sure to share https://t.co/F3D13eaTUa with young people you know! https://t.co/AOOnUFjjpB

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14/07/19

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HeadStart Newham

Future city planners! The HeadStart social action team from has reimagined how Cundy Park in could be...we’re impressed with their recommendations 👏 Stop by at the to see for yourself! https://t.co/OPtVY4lmvX

08/07/19

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Goals4Girls

The captured the hearts of the nation, but how did it capture the hearts of 15 East End London girls ? In a special Film project' we captured the journey of the WWC "Through her eyes" ♥️🙌🏼📺⚽ https://t.co/4uTOHubxuu

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05/07/19

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ELBA

Great employability workshop with year 8 and 9 students from https://t.co/KMe40qqMrJ

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30/06/19

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Felsted School

‘It was a joy to watch our Yr 7s bond with pupils from our partner school, in Newham, on a 3-day Science & Media experience . It truly encapsulated our belief in making a difference’ writes https://t.co/GmTMRUeIkW https://t.co/7y6nZI6jyc

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25/06/19

How fantastic does the new screen look in the Theatre?! A huge well done to the Year 10 SSLT for their assembly today. You can see more of their work, as well as the Year and School Councils’ work here: https://t.co/WPyx80Sfz3

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25/06/19

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RDA Student Voice

Here’s a sneak preview of the beginning of our assembly today SSLT spoke to our Year 10 peers about ways to be more self-reliant and helping ourselves. https://t.co/c4yyVNp8A0

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25/06/19

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RDA Student Voice

We continued our assembly by looking at how to deal with stress, helping others, and where to find help for ourselves. Here, we have Usman (Deputy Head Boy), Billy (Head Boy) and Gemma (Deputy Head Girl), and Lara (Head Girl). https://t.co/2shDR1qxfg

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25/06/19

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RDA Student Voice

Here we are! Our delivering our assembly to Year 10 We have Milena and Aisha (Senior Prefects) and Younes and Guste (Deputy Head Boy and Deputy Head Girl) here, talking about how to effectively revise. https://t.co/hBqRjR7nYL

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24/06/19

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Olly Brown

Brilliant year nine writers from channelling the spirit of Binyavanga Wainaina R.I.P. https://t.co/KUgydmWQJU

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22/06/19

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RDA Student Voice

Next week, the SSLT will be leading their first full assembly for each Year Group . Here they are rehearsing their presentation on a much smaller screen in the Library 👍 https://t.co/GCPvaqem11

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22/06/19

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MissG

The Royal Navy HMS enterprise ship has docked on the Thames South Quay and our students were lucky enough to get a tour and learn what life is like in the navy and the opportunities it offers. Wow, Thank you to the Royal Navy and Marines for having us! https://t.co/4PIBZtuRM5

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21/06/19

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21/06/19

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NewVIcArts

Loved performing Jungle Book today at Well done cast and crew 👏👏Thankyou to the brilliant staff and pupils for being such a great audience 💙🙌 https://t.co/eNRrnKUHq2

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19/06/19

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Matt Jarvis

An eye-opening couple of days with kids from and learning about ecology, filmmaking and photography. Guided by and myself for , these kids from different walks of life made friends and memories for life, and 6 cracking videos! https://t.co/FMtQbJZA6n

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07/06/19

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RDA Student Voice

School Council meeting number two - done! ✅ Now all the tasks have been delegated and we’ve got our research and student surveys to do. We’ll be feeding back to SLT in the next few weeks. https://t.co/iLxoAmVdTn

05/06/19

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RDA Student Voice

It’s our second School Council meeting tomorrow at lunch time We’ve got two more agenda items (charity support and feedback from the Year Councils) to discuss and delegate before we prepare to feedback our ideas to SLT.

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01/06/19

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HeadStart Newham

This week the Team Social Action Project Managers from and met to share learning about their projects and brainstorm ideas to get more young people involved in improving their communities! https://t.co/uqo3jmDTB3

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24/05/19

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RDA Student Voice

Finally, we were presented with our badges in Year 7 assembly. Our Head of Year, Ms Kioi was so proud to see us receive the Year Council badges. We're proud of ourselves too, and of our school https://t.co/2RZX8lwLcP

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Royal Docks Academy's performance on the DfE website.

Royal Docks Academy is celebrating its best GCSE results ever.

The 2017 summer exam season saw students sitting the new grade 9 to 1 GCSEs for the first time in maths and English, with the majority of other subjects switching to the new format this year.

The 9 to 1 numerical grades do not map across in a simple way to the A* to G grades. A grade 9 is not comparable to an A*, for example.

At Royal Docks, in Newham, it was celebrations all round as the results were revealed.

A total of 52 per cent of students achieved the national standard of 9 to 4 grades in English and maths – the highest achievement in the history of the school.

Compared to last year, the number of students achieving grades 9 to 4 in maths has improved by 13 per cent, while the number of students achieving the same grades in English language has risen by nine per cent and five per cent in English literature.

In computer science, the results are up by an impressive 47 per cent year on year, from 30 per cent getting A* to C last year to 77 per cent gaining grades 9 to 4 this year.

Top performing students this year include –

Hanna Abdallah – 9,8,8,Distinction,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,
Harry Bruns – 8,8,8,8,A,7,7,6,6,6
Chanelle Callison – 9,9,8,7,7,6,6,6,6,5,5
Mahim Chowdhury – 9,9,8,8,8,8,8,A,6,6,5
Milot Dvorani – 8,A,Distinction,7,7,7,7,7,6,6,6,5
Hussain Gondal – 8,7,7,7,7,B,6,6,6,5,5
Athena Kindell – 9,8,8,8,8,A,7,7,7,6,6,6
Juliana Medina – 8,8,A,7,6,6,5,5,5
Katrina Paul – 9,8,8,7,7,7,6,6,6,6,5
Mekha Periakaruppan – 8,8,8,7,7,6,5,5,5,4,4
Fabiha Azad – 8,8,A,Distinction,7,7,6,6,6,6,6,6

The school became a part of multi-academy trust BMAT in January when a wealth of changes and improvements were brought in to raise aspirations and achievement.

Executive head John Blaney said: “I am delighted with what students at Royal Docks have achieved. This marks a significant increase on last year’s results, indeed, the best results in the school’s history. This is down to the hard work and commitment of the staff here.

“Since joining BMAT, staff have shown their dedication and expectations of what Newham children can achieve. They have given up time after school, at weekends and in holidays to ensure our students were prepared. Our students jumped at the opportunities on offer and this is reflected in these results.

“I am so happy for the students and wish them every success in the next stage of their education.”

Helena Mills CBE, BMAT CEO, said: “It has been great to see such a rapid turn-around in behaviour and expectations at Royal Docks.

“Both staff and students have worked incredibly hard since January and we are proud of today’s results.”

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