A Level students at New City College were celebrating today; securing high grades in their exams and confirming their places to study at world leading universities.
High achieving students included Nim Chi-Chao who secured an A*, and two A grades to guarantee his place at Imperial College, London, where he will study chemistry; Mohammed Arafat Ali, achieved three As and is considering options to study economics at university; Maisha Ahmed Choudhury achieved A*, A and B grades and is progressing to University College London, (a world top 20 university), to study a BSc in Social Sciences;.Tubor Pinneh and Jennifer Casi Suarez, who each achieved A, B, B grades and are going to Queen Mary University to study Computer Science; and mathematics & statistics respectively.
Students continued to deliver strong academic performances, including a 100% success rate in ten popular subjects including biology, classical civilisation, further maths, Italian, law, sociology, physics, media studies, religious studies, and communication & culture.
Further maths and Italian students delivered 100% high grades at A*, A, B, law achieved 75% high grades and sociology over 60% high grades.
From this September, A Level students will join the college?s new Attlee A Level Academy, based at E1; a dedicated centre focused on A Level study and the personal skills development necessary for achieving aspirational destinations whether university or employment.
The college is investing over £1.6m in refitting its campus in E1 with new modern science labs, classrooms, social spaces, outdoor areas and food outlets, including high street foodie chain Wrap it Up. A greatly enhanced enrichment programme will also be launched.
Gerry McDonald, New City College CEO and Group Principal, said:
Well done to all our students today who have worked so hard to achieve these impressive individual results. It gives me great satisfaction to share in their joy when they open their results and witness the rewards of their hard work.
I am particularly looking forward to the opening of our new Attlee A Level Academy this September which will offer our communities an exciting new dedicated centre focused on delivering high A Level achievement.