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Delight on results day for Havering’s A-level students

PUBLISHED: 16:15 13 August 2015 | UPDATED: 16:15 13 August 2015

Students at Havering College picking up their A Level results. Jessica Osei, 17, Stephanie Yeeoah, 18, Tahlia Clark, 17, Thanaphan Sanongkhun, 17, Perry Hughes, 18, Sam Whitehead, 17 and Matthew Attwaters, 18

Students at Havering College picking up their A Level results. Jessica Osei, 17, Stephanie Yeeoah, 18, Tahlia Clark, 17, Thanaphan Sanongkhun, 17, Perry Hughes, 18, Sam Whitehead, 17 and Matthew Attwaters, 18

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Thousands of students across Havering nervously opened their A-level results today, to find out their fate for next year.

Havering Sixth Form College, in Wingletye Lane, Hornchurch, achieved an overall pass rate of 96 per cent, with students achieving 183 A*s and As.

Paul Wakeling, the school’s principal, said: “Our students will be well placed to progress to good universities.

“It is very encouraging that the hard work and fantastic learning has been rewarded with such excellent results.”

Students Munaib Chowdhury and George Hurdle are going to the University of Cambridge and James Davies will attend the University of Oxford.

Havering schools’ A-level results

Havering Sixth Form College

A-level pass rate – 96 per cent

A* - A grades - 9.5pc

A* - B grades – 28.5pc

Sacred Heart of Mary Girls’ School

A-level pass rate – 99pc

A* - A grades - 21pc

A* - B grades – 55pc

The Coopers’ Company and Coborn School

A* - A grades: 33.2pc

A* - B grades: 64.5pc

The Campion School

A-level pass rate – 99.52pc

A* - A grades – 25pc

St Edward’s Church of England School

A-level pass rate - 99.1pc

A* - A grades: 17pc

A* - B grades: 46.8pc

St Edward’s Church of England School, in Havering Drive, Romford, achieved their best ever A-level results, with a 99.1pc pass rate.

A pleased headteacher Alan Perry said: “Well done to all the St Edward’s Year 13 students who certainly deserve the great results they have worked so hard for over the last two years.”

All but two Year 13 students at Drapers Academy, in Settle Road, Harold Hill, will attend university next year.

Deputy head of sixth form, Lee Bryant, said: “It is an improvement on last year, our first year, and we will continue to improve.

“This school is all about getting students into university.”

Head boy Mide Tinubu will study law at University College London.

Deputy head boy, Matthew Wallis, who is going to Exeter to study biochemistry, said: “I had nightmares the week before and then last night I couldn’t sleep, but I got in and I’m really happy.”

Victor Ajuwon and Callum Jones, of the Campion School, Wingletye Lane, Hornchurch, both got into Oxford, and the school overall achieved a 99.5pc pass rate.

Headmaster Keith Williams said: “At a time when there are so many changes in education, I am thrilled to see that the dedication of teachers and students alike have resulted in such an excellent set of results at both A-level and Btec.”

Sacred Heart of Mary Girls’ School St Mary’s Lane, Upminster, verged on a perfect pass rate.

Headteacher Kim O’Neil said: “We are incredibly proud of all our girls and these results are a testament to their hard work and the dedication of our staff.”

The Coopers’ Company and Coborn School, in St Mary’s Lane, Upminster, improved on 2014 achieving 64pc A* to B grades and identical twins Tom and Ben Dance both achieved four A*s.

Frances Bardsley School, in Brentwood Road, Romford, congratulated students as it maintained its A-level record and improved AS-level grades.

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