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A-Levels Success!

Well done to all our year 13 students who received amazing results for their A- Level exams. We are incredibly proud of the achievements of our students and wish them all the best at university.

Below is a list of what some of our top achievers will be doing next:

Tarin Pasha – 3As – Government & Politics at LSE

Nadiyah Shah 1A*, 1A, 1C – Architecture at Kent University

Barwaqo Jama – 1 A + 2 Bs – Economics at SOAS

Hamza Rashid – 1 A + 2 Bs – Computer Science at Queen Mary University

Yasmine Boujdi – 1 A, 1 B, 1 C – Economics at Queen Mary University

Shumana Begum – 1A, 1B, 1C – Psychology at Queen Mary University

Our BTEC students did incredibly well too, with majority of our students achieving a Distinction* (D*) or/and Distinction (D)! Below are some of our top achieving BTEC students:

Mahfuz Hussain – D*, D*, D*

Fahad Hussen  – D*, D*, D*

Tahir Alam  – D*, D*, D*

Zara Bilal – D*, D*, D*

Tanjina Aktar – D*, D*, D*

Shakil Ahmed – D*, D*, D

Anisur Rahman – D*, D*, D*

Syed Ali – D*, D*, D*

Syeda Haque – D*, D*, D*

Amir Hamza – D*, D*, D*

Tasnim Sultana – D*, D*, D*

Zaida Islam -D*, D*, D*

Rujina Mukit D*, D*, D*

Shaymaa Mohammed D*, D*, D*

Mahir Ahmed – D*, D*, D

Syed Amhed – D*, D*, D

Ismaeel Rahman – D*, D*, D

Arif Abdul – D*, D*, D

Jawad Haque – D*, D*, D

Mahdi Rahman – D*, D*, D

Shafi Islam – D*, D*, D

Neha Hoque – D*, D, D

Rima Begum – D*, D, D


Finally, well done and congratulations to the winners of the Swanlea Sixth Form Governors Bursary.

The Swanlea Sixth Form Governors Bursary was introduced in 2017 and is awarded annually to 3/4 successful year 13 students who are going to university, have met their target grades and have achieved 94% and over in attendance and punctuality.

The bursaries are worth £7500 for a three-year university course.

This year we have awarded the bursary to:

Tarin Pasha – will be studying Government & Politics at LSE

Barwaqo Jama – will be studying Economics at SOAS

Hamza Rashid – will be studying Computer Science at Queen Mary University

Mahfuz Hussain – will be studying Computer Science at Goldsmiths University

Congratulations to all our students for achieving such successful results and a massive thank you to all our dedicated staff, parents/carers and governors for supporting us in achieving these results!

Amazing GCSE Results 2018!

A huge well done to all our students who have achieved amazing GCSE results!

Headteacher, Brenda Landers and Mayor John Biggs with our highest achieving students

Swanlea has achieved an estimated progress 8 score of +0.4 and a provisional attainment 8 score of 48.6, both of which are higher than the national average!

Milan Ly finding out she achieved: 2 9s, 4 8s, 2 7s, 1 6 and an A*

English and Maths results were superb, with 73% of students achieving a good pass and 51% of students achieving a strong pass!

Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs with  Megan Oldham and her mum. Photo by: Reham Jamil

Maud McLaughlin was one of 732 in the country who achieved an outstanding result of straight 9s in all her subjects!

Maud McLaughlin with her friends after finding out their results Photo by: Rehan Jamil

Congratulations to all our students and thank you to all our staff, parents/carers and governors for their support this year.

Procedures for Managing Allegations of Abuse Against Staff

These Procedures should be read in conjunction with:

Tower Hamlets LSCB Child Protection Procedures for Staff working in Children’s, School and Family Settings – see Tower Hamlets LSCB Website:


The London Child Protection Procedures – see the London Child Protection Committee Website:


For full policy please click: Procedures for Managing Allegations of Abuse against Staff (LBTH)

TeachMeet East London 2018!

Compass School, Mulberry School for Girls, St. Gabriel’s College, and Swanlea School have brought together just a few examples of some of the excellent practice that takes place every day in the classrooms in our Hub. Our aims for this evening are to both learn from the excellent practice of others and to celebrate the outstanding teaching of our partner schools in a relaxed and informal setting.

Please click here for the programme.