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A Level results day Villiers

Fri 16 Aug 2019
VILLIERS High School is celebrating its best ever results after over a third of students achieved the top grade in their in A Level exam.

The school, which was recently judged outstanding by Ofsted, also saw a jump in grades across the board with nearly half of all grades, 42 per cent, between A* and B.

Every student secured a place at their first-choice university with an incredible 99.2 per cent of grades between A* - E.

Ayla Saeed, 18, from Southall, has won a place at Brunel University to study Biomedical Science despite not being able to speak English when she moved to the UK from Pakistan aged 12.

She said: "I couldn’t understand English fluently, I only learnt properly in year 10. I feel so good, because these are my first proper set of results."

"I had the best mentor and same one since Year 8 and he’s made sure I settled here. My parents a more just really proud."

Fellow student Fowzia Bashar scored As in Sociology and Economics and B in Psychology. She’s going to study Economics at Royal Holloway.

She said: "It was really difficult for me, but the school was so helpful and most people here are Asian so it wasn’t too hard to settle here."

"I always liked economics though, I was reading news articles all the time to learn. It’s going to be like a new life at university, I’m so excited."

Headteacher Aruna Sharma said: "we are delighted with these results. They are even better than last year and our students have secured places at some of the top universities such as Nottingham, Birmingham and Kings to study the courses of their choice."

"These include Medicine, Law, Computer Sciences and Phycology among others. Congratulations to all he students and their teachers who worked extremely hard to achieve such fantastic outcomes."

"This is what makes our jobs so worthwhile - to see the students arrive at the age of 11 with such varied prospects, talents and personalities, and leave us at the age of 18 as superb, well qualified young people ready to take on the challenges of the adult world".

Villiers students celebrate A Level results

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