12th Apr, 2021

Industrious pupils put Coventry's Eden Girls School in online learning platform's top ten in the country

INDUSTRIOUS pupils at Eden Girls’ School in Coventry have been labelled ‘lockdown legends’ after clocking up thousands of hours of online learning.

The efforts saw the school ranked in gcsepod’s top ten in the country for lessons on the online platform which is used by one in three secondary schools and more than a million students.

It boosts learning by providing additional tuition and assessment that can be accessed at home.

Between September last year and this month, hardworking Eden Girls School pupils accessed almost 17,000 lessons.

The most popular subject was biology used 2,404 times with maths a close second (2,050).

Principal Anand Patel said he was incredibly proud of pupils who had dedicated themselves to their schoolwork during challenging times.

“The closure of schools to the majority of pupils earlier this month had the potential to cause significant disruption to our pupils’ wellbeing and education.

“But despite this, our pupils have continued to make excellent progress thanks to their own determination and sheer hard work.”

He also praised the teachers and staff for devising online learning systems the parents for the way they had supported pupils during the disruption.

“We are incredibly proud to have received this recognition from gcsepod. It encapsulates our pupils’ incredible work ethic and their desire to achieve in spite of the challenging situation.”

“I am very grateful to our parents and teachers who are supporting pupils with their efforts so that they can continue to flourish in these difficult times.”

Eden Girls’ School, Coventry is a secondary free school for pupils aged 11 to 16.

It is part of Star Academies, one of the UK’s leading multi-academy trusts.

The school opened in September 2014 and was judged to be ‘outstanding’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection.

For more information about Eden Girls’ School, Coventry, visit www.edengirlscoventry.com.

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