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Welcome to Eastbury Comprehensive

At Eastbury we share your high expectations and ambitions for your child. Our mission statement is 'Getting the best from and for all our learners'. We are creating a genuine learning and community in which all students are challenged and supported to make sure they reach their true potential.

It is a privilege to lead a successful and happy school and to work in partnership with such enthusiastic students, committed staff and supportive governors.

Our success is founded on the traditional values of academic excellence, self-discipline, responsibility and respect for others. We see our school as a caring and supportive family. We take great pride in celebrating all our student achievements in academic studies and wider school life. We are a well ordered school, promote student leadership opportunities and treat all children as individuals with different talents to be nurtured.

There has never been a better time to be a student at Eastbury. Our new buildings and facilities offer a high quality environment which encourages and facilitates students’ learning. A wide range of traditional and vocational subjects are taught in specialist areas by teams of highly qualified, enthusiastic and dedicated teachers.

Choosing the right secondary school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make on their behalf. I am confident that you will recognise our commitment to making sure ‘Getting the best from and for all our learners’ is a reality.

David Dickson, Headteacher


Eastbury Named UK's Kindest PDF Print E-mail

Eastbury Comprehensive has been named as the kindest in the country.

Eastbury Comprehensive, topped a national competition designed to inspire staff and students to tackle bullying.

Penguin Random House Children’s UK launched the Choose Kind campaign with support from the Anti-Bullying Alliance in May 2014, with hundreds of schools across the country carrying out activities throughout the year.

Inspired by global bestselling novel Wonder by R.J. Palacio, the school placed a special Wonder tree in their school corridor which students used to display their Choose Kind work.

Eastbury Student Wins Poster Competition PDF Print E-mail

Winning a competition for a great piece of artwork once is a fantastic achievement for anybody.

But Eastbury Comprehensive School pupil Saba Ghani has managed to scoop the top prize for the second year running in the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment poster competition.

Saba, who is in year 10 at the Barking school, was crowned champion of the Key Stage 3 category, beating off other budding designers from Barking and Dagenham and the surrounding boroughs.

Eastbury Broadcast to the World PDF Print E-mail

On Wednesday 19 November I received a phone call from the BBC World Service.  They wanted to make a radio documentary about some of the excellent work our Y10 students are doing with the United National Relief and Works Agency – My Voice My School.  Our amazing students, led by Ms Knight, have been discussing with other students around the world how to improve schools.

Ebola Virus - Advice for Schools, Colleges, Childcare and Residential Settings PDF Print E-mail

The government is closely monitoring the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa, and is taking action at home and abroad.

The overall risk of Ebola to the UK remains low. However we understand that people may be concerned where there are children, students or staff returning from or visiting Ebola-affected countries.

Public Health England (PHE), in conjunction with the Department for Education, has produced advice for schools, colleges, childcare and residential settings to ensure people are properly informed about the Ebola virus. This can be found on GOV.UK.


Eastbury has consolidated its success in recent years with 58% of students achieving 5A*-C grades, including English and Mathematics. In a year of more rigorous exams and changes to the way students are assessed (more end of course exams and less coursework) Eastbury is pleased that it has maintained the huge improvements in results in recent years.

The English Language results were outstanding at 18% above the national average, 80% of students achieved a higher grade (C) or above, and clearly demonstrates why the school won the prestigious National TES award for English and Literacy for the second consecutive year in July. Other strong performing departments include Statistics (74% A*-C); French (74% A*-C);  ICT (90% A*-C); Art and Photography (74% A*-C); Literature (69%A*-C);  Eastbury is proud that many students also study vocational courses in Engineering, ICT, Hospitality and Catering, and Physical Education; 95% of these students achieved grades A*-C with many getting the top A*/A grade. 

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