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A-level results 2018: Capital City pupils relieved they didn’t change school

PUBLISHED: 09:34 17 August 2018 | UPDATED: 09:34 17 August 2018

Capital City Academy's Shahad, Matthew and Jemica celebrate A-level results (Picture; Capital City)

Capital City Academy's Shahad, Matthew and Jemica celebrate A-level results (Picture; Capital City)

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Pupils at Capital City Academy have no regrets staying for sixth form after achieving the grades they needed to go forward.

Capital City Academy sixth formers enjoyed some good A-level results (Picture; Capital City)Capital City Academy sixth formers enjoyed some good A-level results (Picture; Capital City)

Matthew Anderson, pupil at Capital for Sixth Form (Capital 6) in Doyle Garden, bagged an A* in maths, A* in further maths, A in Physics and A in French.

Now off to Bristol to study maths, he said: “I knew I could do well if I stayed, so I did, and it worked!”

Headgirl Jemica Taylor received a full house of A grades in English Literature, Media and History.

The aspiring archaeologist is off to read history at Queen Mary’s.

Thais Silva Barbosa made the most of a work experience placement at Saatchi and Saatchi, and will now study advertising at Greenwich University.

She received three Bs in psychology, media and Portuguese and a C in Maths.

Shahad Jasim received a triple Distinction* in health & social Care in her BTEC exams as well as achieving an A in

Arabic and D in her psychology A-levels.

More than 94 percent of pupils attained A*-E grades with 64pc scoring A*-C, 33pc A*-B and 10pc cleared A*-A.

Marianne Jeanes, principal, said: “Well done to our Year 13 on some fantastic results. Students and staff have worked hard to ensure that students can still attain the highest grades whilst studying the new A-level and BTEC qualifications. The staff, governors and academy trust would like to congratulate all the students and offer them our best wishes for the future.”

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