GCSE retakes at Ealing Independent College

Retaking GCSE examinations can be a springboard to A Level study, and the College has enjoyed tremendous success with students who have worked hard to improve their GCSE grades.

Securing GCSE results which were below expectation can be a huge disappointment for students, potentially leading to the inability to embark upon A Level courses.

Ealing Independent College provides the perfect environment for students who have struggled to fulfil their potential at GCSE level by providing personalised support in a small class setting. The increased opportunity for focus has unlocked the door to A Level study for several students at the College, with some examples from recent years below (from left to right):

Lina took disappointing grades, achieved at a local secondary school, of ABBCC to a far more impressive A*A*A*AB in her GCSE retakes, with a grade enhancement of 7 across five subjects. She has just completed A Levels in Maths, Chemistry and Psychology and will be going on to study Economics at City University of London this year.

Abdullah enjoyed an incredibly impressive grade enhancement in his GCSE retake year with the College. Having come here from an international school in Singapore, he lifted poor grades in Maths, English Literature, single Science and History (UFED) to an impressive BBBCCC, taking all three sciences separately in the process, and making a 14 grade enhancement. He has completed A Levels in History, Psychology and Politics and will go on to study International Relations at University.

Jaspreet, previously at a local state school, came to Ealing with the intention of improving her disappointing grades in the core subjects, where she attained CDCC in Maths, English and Double Science. She managed to attain an excellent improvement of ABBBB in English, Maths and now Triple Science through the GCSE resit programme at the College. Jaspreet went on to complete A Levels and has now moved on to Aston University to study Pharmacy.

Rehab arrived at the College, having achieved some disappointing GCSE results (BCCDE). Through self-discipline, rigour and conscientious studying habits, through GCSE resits, she was able to lift her grades to three A* grades in Maths, Biology and Chemistry, one B grade and a C. Rehab will now go on to study Pharmacy at Kings College London.


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