Forest Gate Community School
Newham, United Kingdom
About Forest Gate Community School
Welcome to Forest Gate Community School's career site! Below is an insight into who we are and what we're about. If you like what you read and see, then don't hesitate in contacting us.
About us - a quick insight!
FGCS is a high performing school; we were rated outstanding by Ofsted in December 2021 and were the 6th best school nationally for progress in 2017. We are a well-resourced school with results above the national average at 78% of students achieving a grade 4 (old grade C) or higher in English and Maths, and 63% of students achieving a grade 5 (old strong grade C) in English and Maths. Our progress 8 score is +1. We are the highest performing community school in Newham. We are committed to every child doing well and we have well-behaved, dedicated students who are eager to learn.
Values and vision
This is a school where staff can Fly, Grow, Connect and Strive in their careers, embodying our school motto. All new staff are allocated a dedicated mentor and receive a comprehensive induction process to help them settle into their new role.
The acronym below summarises the salient benefits of working here:
Fast career progression, we promote 60% of our staff within three years
Great place to work, with supportive colleagues, well behaved pupils and a positive atmosphere
CPD is bespoke and tailored to staff needs to ensure best practice according to your role
Standards are high - we expect the best and nothing less
If you want to work in a school where the students are passionate about learning and you want to be part of the high performing team that turns this passion into a reality, then we really want to hear from you.
“The headteacher, with the highly effective support of the governing body and current senior leaders, has instigated and developed the school’s ambitious vision among staff, parents and pupils. Since the previous inspection, there is a sharper focus on developing the quality of teaching and learning. The school’s motto, ‘Fly, grow, connect, strive’ underpin the emphasis on teaching and learning. The school has been transformed. As a result, over time the quality of teaching, learning and assessment is outstanding. This is because there is a relentless focus on developing and using assessment accurately to inform teaching".