Hackney’s New City College students have secured places at “world-renowned” universities after A-level results day.
“Be the best you can” is the Skinners’ Academy motto – and the school’s headteacher believes this has been personified by the number of sixth form students who exceeded their expectations in their A-level results.
The Urswick School staff and students celebrated a 100per cent pass rate on A-levels results day this morning.
Students at The Petchey Academy are moving on to great things but said the new A-level tests are “pretty hard” and “stressful”.
Clapton Girls’ Academy is “likely” to be in the top 10per cent of sixth forms in the country after celebrating another “amazing” batch of A-level and BTEC results.
A quarter of students at Stoke Newington School bagged either an A* or an A when they opened their A-level results this morning – a new record.
The headteacher of a Dalston Academy says her kids have done “brilliantly” after 73 per cent of pupils gained at least three A* to C grades in their A-levels.
A Mossbourne Community Academy teenager has bagged stellar A-level results this morning despite breaking leg three days before exams.
An aspiring neurosurgeon, a wannabe computer game designer and a future artist were among the BSix College students celebrating this morning.
The headteacher of Haggerston School has lavished praise on a student who deferred her university place to volunteer in Africa despite stellar A-level results.
Cardinal Pole has secured top marks in its A Levels results, with 97 per cent getting A* to D and one student getting three A*s.
A University of Oxford-bound student has praised her ‘inspirational’ English teacher on A-level results day.
When A-level results come out on August 16, more than three quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice.
MOBO nominated artist Not3s went back to the school where he took music lessons as a teenager for a secret gig.
Labelled a ‘challenging’ kid, Toyin Ayedun-Alase was shown her potential by a pair of supportive teachers. Now she wants to do the same for others in Hackney. She tells the Gazette her story.
Improvements have been made by Hackney’s sixth formers but figures from this year’s A-level results remain below the national average.
‘Very bright futures’ are on the horizon for students at Mossbourne Community Academy after a set of A-level results which showed a particular strength for maths.
A pair of Hackney Community College students are set to continue their studies together after they both secured a place at Cambridge University to read English literature.
The headteacher of Cardinal Pole Catholic School believes that yesterday’s A-level exam results have matched the sixth form’s “outstanding” Ofsted grading received earlier this year.
A crop of students were “over the moon” yesterday after receiving their A-level results at Hackney’s Bridge Academy.
Stoke Newington School is set to more oversubscribed than ever thanks to another “brilliant” set of A-level results, according to headteacher Annie Gammon.
Both students and subject teachers have struggled with the lack of materials provided by A-level exam boards for the new syllabus, according to teachers in Hackney.
A student with special educational needs has wowed staff and students alike after bagging a stellar set of A-level results this morning.
There were “lots of lovely moments” at Clapton Girls’ Academy this morning as pupils confirmed their university offers, according to head Anna Feltham.
“How much can I criticise Michael Gove?” Petchey Academy’s outgoing student principal Jay Popkin asks when the Gazette interviews him about his outstanding A-level results this morning.
From the outside, Veysel Baba’s two bedroom council flat in Shoreditch looks like any other, but step inside and you enter another world.
All Points East will be returning to Victoria Park next month with two weekends of diverse music and a free community festival.
Young seamer Ethan Bamber is determined to prove himself as a Middlesex first choice and his family of actors might just help provide him with the self-belief and confidence to do so.
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