A-level results on the up at Copland Community School in Wembley
PUBLISHED: 14:53 15 August 2013 | UPDATED: 15:32 15 August 2013
Copland Community School was delighted with the many A and B grades awarded to its students as the A, AS and A2 level grades came in today.
Jigna Surani, head of sixth form at the school in in Cecil Avenue, Wembley, said: “This is a time to celebrate the achievement of individual students who have worked so hard, especially Abibombola Ewuemi scoring A, A, B and going to Manchester University - a very competitive Russell Group university - to read accounting and finance.
“The rapid improvement in results can largely be attributed to the dedication and determination of sixth form students.
The high aspirations and correct work ethic demonstrated by these youngsters has certainly paid off.
“We wish them further success in their future, building upon the solid foundations of their A level success here at Copland Community School.
Adriana Bondor, 17, from Wembley, who hopes to study international law at university when she leaves school, said was happy with her AS level grades.
She achieved an A, B and C grades in law, politics and ICT respectively.
Younes Berrazouane, 18, from Neasden, is heading to the University of Bath after to study politics and international relations.
Younes, who achieved three A2 levels in history (A) politics (B) and sociology (B) said: “They (Bath) wanted three As but I’ve got and A and two Bs, but I’m just happy – it’s been a great day.”
Zeeshan Purvaiz, 19, said: “I’m very happy,” after receiving A2 levels in ICT, (AB) English (C) and Urdu (C).
He hopes to study computer science or software engineering.
Rut Patel, 18, was delighted with his A star grade in applied ICT and also hopes to study computer science or software engineering. “I never expected this grade,” he said.
AS and A2 results at Copland have shown significant improvement this year with students notching up A and B grades.
Results at AS trebled with more than a third of all grades being awarded A or B compared to 2012.
At A2, a similar pattern emerged with a 46 per cent improvement in A* to B grades being awarded.
Nearly 40 per cent of all grades at A2 were B or above.