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Redbridge Results: Valentines High School celebrates ‘exceptional performances’

PUBLISHED: 15:44 17 August 2017 | UPDATED: 16:25 17 August 2017

L to R: Radvile Babarskaite, 18,  teacher Perry Lynch, Jessica Mortimer, 18 and Lulu Mohamed, 18 at Valentines High School A-Level results day 2017.

L to R: Radvile Babarskaite, 18, teacher Perry Lynch, Jessica Mortimer, 18 and Lulu Mohamed, 18 at Valentines High School A-Level results day 2017.

Rosaleen Fenton

A student who stayed up all night fearing bad news is celebrating after discovering she has a place at Bristol University.

The sixth form centre in Valentines High School, Cranbrook Road, Gants Hill, was buzzing as students arrived to recieve their results.

Jessica Mortimer was awarded an A* in psychology, A* in English Literature and A in Sociology.

The proud 18-year-old is now getting ready to study psychology at Bristol University in September.

She said: “I’m buzzing. I was terrified. I was up all night. The hard work has paid off.

“I got up at 6am to check the grade boundaries for English.

“When I checked UCAS and saw I had got in, I knew I had done well. I’m very excited.”

She was joined by her friends Radvile and Lulu, who are

With 4 per cent of students achieving AAB, 72 pc of the grades were A* to C.

The school didn’t hit the heights of last years results, when 83 pc of the grades were A* to C.

Headteacher Richard Laws said: “We are really pleased.

“Lots of students performed very well and most students got on to their courses.”

He added: “Year 13 students achieved an average score of 32.1 with some exceptional performances by a number of students.

“Notably Hafsah Janjua attained 3 A* grades in psychology, business studies and politics with a significant proportion of other students attaining all A grades.”

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