From Plymouth to Edinburgh!

The Urswick School Sixth Form Academy students were celebrating this morning when collecting their A level results. The school community was thrilled as students and staff celebrated A Level success with 70% of students achieving at grades A* to C. Mayor of Hackney Phillip Glanville and Deputy Mayor Anntoinette Bramble also visited The Urswick School to meet the students and discuss their future plans.

Students have secured University places across the country with one student going to Edinburgh University to study Linguistics, and others going as far afield as Plymouth and Newcastle.

Amawry De Freitas, 18, achieved an B in Law, B in Sociology, B in Portuguese, B in Extended Project and a B in Politics, “ I am so thankful for the opportunities I have been given and those who believed in my success” Amawry is going on to Kent University to study Law.

Naheemat Lawal, 18, was overjoyed with her results. Naheemat achieved an A in Sociology, B in Extended Project, B in English Literature and a B in Law. Naheemat wanted to thank all her subject teachers for their support and had some advice for future students “Work as hard as you can. Keep on trying and never give up. Life is a journey that consists of failures and achievements however, it doesn’t stop here!” Naheemat secured a place at Birmingham University.

Fatma Aweis, 18, achieved an A in Mathematics, A in Chemistry, A in Extended project and a B in Economics. “Thank you to my teachers I am so happy with the grades I achieved and where I am going to University” Fatma is going to Queen Mary University London to study Economics, Statistics and Mathematics.

Richard Brown, Executive Headteacher said: “This is always a thrilling day as young people collect their A Level results and then start planning life at University. Our Sixth Form is relatively small so each success means so much to me and the teachers at Urswick. This group of young people are a credit to themselves, their families and the school. They represent Hackney at its best.”



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