Search

Two Neasden schools boast fantastic A-level results

PUBLISHED: 14:57 16 August 2012 | UPDATED: 17:19 16 August 2012

Crest Academy achieved a 94 per cent pass rate

Crest Academy achieved a 94 per cent pass rate

Jan Nevill

Crest Boys Academy and Swaminarayan School celebrate their success

Pupils in Neasden boasted a fantastic set of A-level results with more than half of the students gaining the A* - C grade.

The pupils, from the Crest Boys Academy in Crest Road were delighted this morning following the long summer wait for their results.

Student Naqib Rahmani secured a place at Cambridge University to study Chemical Engineering, having gained 4 grade As.

Other successes include Zahid Qasim and Talayeh Rehman who will go to study at Kings College, University of London. The percentage of students gaining A*-C grades has risen from 62 per cent in 2011 to 68 per cent this year while the overall pass rate has risen from 94 per cent last year to 97 per cent this year.

Phil Hearne Principal of The Crest Boys’ Academy said: “I’m delighted with today’s results and thrilled for our students and staff.

“Our sixth form provision is growing from strength to strength and is offering a fantastic array of subjects.

“Today’s results are a credit to the teaching and learning from both students and staff.”

Pupils at the Swaminarayan School in Brentfield Road also scooped terrific results, almost half the students achieved A* - A grades with two pupils landing a place at Cambridge.

The A* to C pass rate was 85 per cent with a total pass rate of 97.4 per cent.

Mahendra Savjani, Principal of the Swaminarayan School said: “The A level results this year were very good with most students gaining admission at the university of their first choice.

“Students are able to reach their full potential at The Swaminarayan School because we are able to provide individual attention in smaller classes.

“We are very proud of these results and congratulate the students, parents, teachers and governors who have all worked together to achieve excellence.”

Related articles

Latest Kilburn & Brent News Stories

It has been recognised nationally that GP workload has been increasing and practices are struggling to meet demand, especially for same day appointments.

08:00

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Times’ readers this week.

Fri, 17:51

Police are appealing for help in finding missing woman from Neasden.

Fri, 16:49

The grieving family of rapper Skeng have spoken of their grief as his killer was jailed for life for stabbing him in the heart at a Harlesden barber shop Cutz.

Fri, 12:12

Court of Appeal judges have rejected a bid to jail a Wembley mother-of-five after she posted Islamic State propaganda on a Facebook group.

Thu, 14:05

A Wembley mother who was spared jail for posting Islamic State propaganda on Facebook is to have her sentenced challenged by the Attorney General.

Thu, 10:47

A man has admitted ploughing into two Brent police officers in a sports car, leaving one critically injured.

Wed, 19:05

Supermarket chiefs in Wembley are being served a notice to sort out persistent noise made in its car park following seven years of complaints by residents.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Brent Clinical Commissioning Group has announced changes to the community’s cardiology service.

If you have been looking for laser hair removal, beauty salon treatments, or skin care services you may be confused and overwhelmed with so much information out there and so many clinics and salons promising miraculous results.

Louise McGowan, who started as headmistress of Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College in September, speaks to education editor James Scott about life at the school.

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most Read Kilburn News

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Brent & Kilburn Times
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now