Earlsfield school named one of the best in the country
An Earlsfield school has been named one of the best in the country.
Burntwood School in Burntwood Lane, has been hailed as one of the top non-selective schools in England.
The school received national recognition for the proportion of top GCSE grades achieved in 2011.
About 79 per cent of students obtained five or more A* - C grades while at least 19 per cent of those gained five A* - A grades.
Sue Williamson, chief executive of the SSAT, the board that replaced the specialist schools and academies trust, said: "Burntwood School should be congratulated for their stunning achievement in securing some of the best GCSE results in the country."
The results are 20 per cent above the national average and have improved significantly since 2010.
Burntwood principal, Helen Dorfman, said: "This is a magnificent achievement and reflects all the hard work and dedication that goes in to supporting our students.
"Burntwood is an excellent school that enables all individuals to reach their full potential."
For more information go to www.burntwoodschool.com