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A-level results day 2017: Hackney’s Bridge Academy celebrates pupil progress

PUBLISHED: 08:02 18 August 2017 | UPDATED: 08:02 18 August 2017

Students receiving their results at the Bridge Academy in Hackney

Students receiving their results at the Bridge Academy in Hackney

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A crop of students were “over the moon” yesterday after receiving their A-level results at Hackney’s Bridge Academy.

Students receiving their results at the Bridge Academy in Hackney Students receiving their results at the Bridge Academy in Hackney

The proportion of pupils achieving A* to B grades increased by 11per cent from last year – a rise of 24pc over two years – with 98pc achieving A* to E grades.

Triple A student Moiyad is set to study bio medicine at UCL. He said: “I’m over the moon with my results. It all feels very surreal and if I could advise younger students I would say, the greatest danger is playing it safe. Words can’t describe my pride, happiness and excitement.”

Tauseef, who will be studying philosophy, logic and scientific method at LSE, said: “So much anxiety and waiting seems really insignificant when you finally get your results. I’m thrilled – thank you Bridge Academy for giving me a great environment to achieve my dreams.”

While Louis is heading to Manchester University to study mechanical engineering after bagging an A* and two Bs. He said: “Bridge has helped me through the highs and lows with an unwavering level of support. Without the committed teachers and Sixth Form support staff I would not be where I am today.”

Students receiving their results at the Bridge Academy in Hackney Students receiving their results at the Bridge Academy in Hackney

A school spokesman added: “These are wonderful results, and we are all incredibly proud of the students and their achievements.”

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