Search

Gallery: Beal High School students celebrating after A-levels success

10:01 15 August 2014

Students Saakshi Bansal, 18, Khan Anusha, 18, Stephanie Constantinou, 18, Munraj Dhillon, 18, Kim Hepburn, 18, Kayla Roberts, 18, and celebrating their A-level results at Beal High School

Students Saakshi Bansal, 18, Khan Anusha, 18, Stephanie Constantinou, 18, Munraj Dhillon, 18, Kim Hepburn, 18, Kayla Roberts, 18, and celebrating their A-level results at Beal High School

Archant

Students from Beal High School were up bright and early to celebrate their “excellent” A-level grades yesterday.

Filing into the hall from 8am onwards, the pupils found they had smashed the school’s previous best results.

Approximately 43 per cent achieved A* to B grades, 63 per cent achieved A* to C grades and 99.7 per cent took away A* to E grades.

Mark Smith, the head of sixth form, said: “We have had an excellent student performance, exceeding previous best A-level results.

“This is an excellent achievement by our Year 13 students, especially given the changes to A-level entries and the loss of the January resits.”

Student Hina Khalid, 18, picking up her A-level results at Beal High SchoolStudent Hina Khalid, 18, picking up her A-level results at Beal High School

Hina Khalid, 18, has realised her dream of going to Cambridge University after achieving A*s in religious studies and English literature and an A in French.

She is set to study theology.

Hina said: “I can’t believe it, I’m so happy. I honestly didn’t think I’d done this well.

“Cambridge has been my dream since Year Eight. I am so happy I got the grades.”

Student Xhavit Hoxhaj, 18, got all Bs in his A-level results at Beal High School and is the first in his family to go to universityStudent Xhavit Hoxhaj, 18, got all Bs in his A-level results at Beal High School and is the first in his family to go to university

Also celebrating was Safa Acmosawi, 18, who received an A* in chemistry and As in biology and maths.

She is now set to study medicine at Imperial College London.

Safa said: “I’m so excited. I didn’t expect to get an A* in chemistry.”

Other students the Recorder met included Xhavit Hoxhaj, 18, who will be the first person in his family to go to university after achieving three Bs, and Stephanie Constantinou, 18, who received two Bs and two distinction stars - the BTEC equivalent of A*s.

Saakshi Bansal, 18, and Safa Acmosawi, 18, picking up their A-level results at Beal High SchoolSaakshi Bansal, 18, and Safa Acmosawi, 18, picking up their A-level results at Beal High School

Stephanie, who will study criminology and sociology at the University of Surrey, was just four marks off an A in sociology.

AS-level results were also strong for the school, matching its best performance.

Mr Smith said 25 of these students are now on target for straight A* and A grades in their A-levels next year.

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ilford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ilford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ilford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 18:46
Off-target: The A&E at Queen's

A worrying increase in people attending hospital A&E departments last month has led to patients facing longer and longer waits.

Yesterday, 17:51
Ilford Lane. Picture: Google Streetview

A dedicated volunteer-group who work to help control crime in Ilford Lane will visit the road tonight (Friday) just three days after an aid worker was attacked there.

Yesterday, 17:17
The Jack Petchey Foundation starred in the Lord Mayor's Show earlier this month.

The Jack Petchey Foundation has featured in the oldest civic procession in the world.

Yesterday, 16:25
Former Chadwell Heath resident, Michael J Merry

A former Redbridge resident is releasing a book of short stories which includes a personal account of his life in the Panama Canal Zone.

Most read news

The comedian returned to his home town for the prestigious award ceremony.

The helicopter crashed through the roof of the Clutha pub.

Twitter sat back and watched as the world went bargain-hunting crazy on Black Friday.

There was definitely something buzzing at JCB when he delivered his immigration speech.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ilford Recorder e-edition today E-edition