Top marks for Highbury Grove

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  • Jul

Students at Highbury Grove School were joined by the Mayor of Islington, Cllr Una O’Halloran last week, after collecting their results.

It was a very important day for students and teachers across the country, with many at Highbury Grove feeling very proud of their results.

Headteacher Aimee Lyall said:

“Our students did so well”.

“They are resilient, have worked hard and they are ambitious. The partnership of students, parents and staff really does produce results and everyone went the extra mile.”

On meeting some of the students, the Mayor of Islington said:

“They have all done so well to achieve their results and I wish them well as they go on to pursue their hopes and dreams.”

Highbury Grove students celebrate great results

Jordan Isaacs will be starting at Leeds University next month to study geography and business management collected an A* and three As.

“I’m shocked but I’m also really happy because I worked really hard.”

Jordan Isaacs is heading to Leeds University

Poppy Rawlings, whose A*, two As and one B has secured her a place at Glasgow University to study archaeology and art history.

“I was definitely really nervous this morning. I didn’t feel it until about 2am, but I managed to get some sleep. I’m really looking forward to living somewhere that isn’t London for the first time in my life.”

Poppy Rawlings is looking forward to studying at Glasgow University

Hayri Aslan Kocaman was one of the highest achieving students at the school, receiving three distinction stars in his BTEC results. He’ll be going on to study art animation at the SAE institute in Hackney.

“I’ve been wanting to go there since I was in year 7 so I’m very happy. I can’t wait to learn about 3D modelling and concept art.”

Hayri with the Mayor of Islington and fellow student Naomi Berry

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