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Westminster students celebrate A-level success

Published: 23 August 2022

St Augustine's students

Students across the City of Westminster have collected their A-Level results, and there are many outstanding achievements to celebrate. This is the first year since 2019 that students have sat A-Level exams, and Westminster students’ hard work and dedication has paid off despite the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Westminster City School student, Stephen, was accepted to study Law at the University of Oxford. Describing the moment he opened his opened his results, Stephen said:

“An overwhelming feeling of exhilarating joy appeared when I saw that I achieved the grades I worked extremely hard to obtain. Since Year 7 I have progressed from being in the bottom set to the top set through being determined and persevering.”

Gabriel, also at Westminster City School, achieved an amazing 3 A*s and will go on to study Economics at the University of Warwick.

St Augustine’s CE High School were also celebrating excellent results. Jake, one of the head students at the school, secured a place to study Electronic Engineering at UCL. Josh, who studied A-Level Chemistry and Biology as well as BTEC Sport, will now go on to study Physiotherapy at Brunel University.

Results at The Grey Coat Hospital School remained high with 50% of all grades achieving A* or A. All students will either go on to university, Art or Design Foundation courses, high-quality apprenticeships, or planned gap years.

At Marylebone Boys School, 58% of all grades were A*-C with 11% of all grades achieving an A* or A. Three top-achieving students will go on to King’s College London, with other destinations including City University and Royal Holloway, University of London.

Councillor Tim Roca, Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Young People, Learning & Leisure, said:

“We’re so proud of the achievements of Westminster students collecting their A-Level results this week. They have faced huge disruption to their education over the last two years, but their incredible hard work has paid off and many will go on to study at the UK’s top universities.

“I wish all of our students the best of luck for whatever path they decide to take - whether it’s university, an apprenticeship, training or work.”