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Redbridge A-levels 2014: Valentines High School student will be first in family to attend university

16:22 14 August 2014

Aj Addekan, 18, who got an A* and two As, Ereel Ayuni, 18, who got two A*s and one A, Dasina Kevai, 18, who got two A*s and one A, James Wootton, 18, who got an A* and two As and Isaac Everingham, 18, who got three A*s and then an A in his further maths AS-level, at Valentines High School

Aj Addekan, 18, who got an A* and two As, Ereel Ayuni, 18, who got two A*s and one A, Dasina Kevai, 18, who got two A*s and one A, James Wootton, 18, who got an A* and two As and Isaac Everingham, 18, who got three A*s and then an A in his further maths AS-level, at Valentines High School

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A student feeling “over the moon” at his A-levels success will be the first person in his family to attend university.

James Wootton, 18, achieved an A* in law and As in geography and psychology.

The Valentines High School student is now set to study geography at University College London (UCL).

He said: “I feel really over the moon. It was so unexpected - I thought I’d get around ABB.

“My parents were also over the moon and my mum was crying. All happy tears!”

James has another reason to celebrate as he is the first person in his family to go into higher education.

He said: “It feels like a new stepping stone. In a few years I can help my 11 year-old brother and show him how he can be successful as well.”

The teenager hopes to embark on a career in environmental law in the future.

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