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First Muslim Women to Represent the USA in Fencing visits School

Monday, 28 January 2013
Ibtihaj Muhammad is the first Muslim women to represent the USA in any sport. She is ranked 11 in the world for women fencers. So Forest Gate Community School students were delighted to receive an...

FGCS features in 'Teach Secondary' Magazine

Wednesday, 09 January 2013
When Simon Elliott took up the position of head teacher at Forest Gate Community School in the London Borough of Newham in January 2011 he found, in his words, an establishment “in hiatus; looking...

Staff Development Room

Monday, 07 January 2013
Staff at FGCS are becoming film stars in a bid to share good practice and celebrate outstanding lessons with their colleagues. Through peer support, self reflection, coaching and supportive...

Introducing Forest Fitness

Monday, 26 November 2012
Forest Gate School is proud to announce the installation of a stunning new Fitness Suite. Forest Fitness opened its doors to the public on Monday 29th October 2012. Customers are taking advantage of...

Best Ever Exam Results! FGCS beats national average!

Wednesday, 29 August 2012
We are delighted to announce that 62% of our students obtained 5 or more GCSEs at Grades A*-C, including English and Maths. This is the best ever result for FGCS students and represents a fantastic...

Forest Gate Students reach finals of London talent search!

Tuesday, 22 May 2012
On Saturday 12th May, youth charity, XLP, staged the Newham semi-finals of their 2012 cross-London talent contest. Following two days of auditions where many eager students came forward, XLP...

Olympian visits School

Wednesday, 09 May 2012
Four time Olympic gold medalist, Sir Matthew Pinsent CBE who has represented Great Britain at World, Commonwealth and European rowing events, took time out from his hectic schedule to spend time...

Forest Gate Apprentice 2012 Market Stall Competition Goes Live

Wednesday, 09 May 2012
Four enterprising year 8 students were the first to take the challenge of running their own market stall in the Forest Gate Apprentice 2012 Competition. After much planning and preparation the...

Year 9 Dragons’ Den, Westfield East

Friday, 13 April 2012
A very enthusiastic group of Year 9 art students took their futures in their own hands and made proposals to four influential Dragons at John Lewis Westfield. The students were there to gain...

MyBnk

Friday, 13 April 2012
Forest Gate students are running their own bank every Thursday lunchtime in the school Enterprise Café. The school have teamed up with the charitable organisation MyBnk to train 15 Year 10...

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