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A level results day at Villiers High school

Tue 22 Aug 2017
STUDENTS have achieved the best A-Level ever results at a school in Southall as hardworking teens prepare for university and the working world.

Villiers School in Southall is celebrating its highest ever A*-C grade levels - at 82 percent.

Almost half of all children earned A*-B grades at 49 percent, while 22 percent took home A* and A grades.

Jubilant BTEC students were also celebrating this morning as 100% of students earned a pass, and seven were awarded a distinction.

Lovepreet Singh, 18, was over the moon to find he had three A grades and an A* in maths.

He is going to Russell Group university UCL to study computer science.

Lovepreet said he wand to be a software engineer

He said: "The teachers helped me so much.

"If you need then they are there."

Haaris Shaukat, 18, is hoping to become a third generation vet.

The teenager was inspired at Southall Market when he was young.

He said: "I remember seeing the markets from my pushchair, the poultry auctions on a Tuesday and my interest just went from there.

"I was inspired by my family too."

The teenager earned a place at the Royal Veterinary College where he hopes to learn to treat large animals, like cows and cattle.

After achieving two B's and a C his dream is starting to come true.

He said: "The first year at school was hard but if you work hard then you can achieve what you aim for."

Purva Kamboj achieved an A* and two A grades and is going on to study psychology at the prestigious Warwick University.

The 18-year-old said: "My English teacher really, really inspired me at Villiers.

"She is a lot of the reason I chose it.

"Everyone here is rally patient and understanding.

"Now I can go to Warwick and I am so happy.

"The exams were much harder than I thought, the hardest thing I have ever done."

Deputy headteacher Chris Richards said the school is "immensely proud" of the pupils.

"They have done amazingly well, and we are really proud of them.

"We have gone up from 69 percent (pass rate) to 82 percent this year.

"They have really worked their socks off.

"All the student seem to be getting their first or second choice and a lot are going to Russell Group universities.

"We are really proud of them."

A level results day at Villiers High school in Southall

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