Standout performers include Prusha Ahmed, who took BTEC Health & Social Care and achieved two distinctions and a merit.
She is going to on to study Child Nursing at City University, with Head of Sixth Form Mr Bailey calling her “one of the most hardworking students I have ever met”.
He added: “Prusha has all of the qualities and skills needed to be an excellent caring professional.
“She has delivered First Aid training to the visiting Year 5 students from local primary feeder schools, she has supported after school programmes, she regularly translates for people in our community and has a vocational activity log which is commendable.” Evita Remy-Benn achieved A in Fine Art, B in English Literature and another B in Textiles.
“The incredible work staff and students have put in all year have been rewarded, and we know they will be successful at further study and employment in the future.” Urswick School Sixth Form Academy students are also celebrating a bumper year – earning a visit from Mayor Philip Glanville and Deputy Mayor Anntoinette Bramble.
Seventy per cent of students earned grades between A* and C.Sandra Karakas, 18, achieved three A*s and an A and has been accepted to study medicine at Edinburgh.She said: “Mossbourne teachers have been so supportive and have helped a lot during the entire application process.“This group of young people are a credit to themselves, their families and the school.They represent Hackney at its best.” Deputy Mayor Anntoinette Bramble added: “Today was a very important day, and it was a privilege to share it with some of our students.Head of Sixth Form Mr Bailey said: “It is patently obvious from Clara’s results that she has a massive amount of drive to challenger herself.“Clara is intelligent, considerate, is an effective communicator and has a huge amount of ambition to succeed in life.” Headteacher Ms Mc Donald added: “I am so proud of the young people and their achievements today and every day.“The Medical Bursary Programme was a great opportunity and contributed significantly to my results.The experiences I gained were unique and helped me to successfully apply.” Excel Uzoma-Ebere, 18, joined Mossbourne shortly after arriving in the UK from Nigeria in 2012 and has achieved three A*s, securing a place at the University of Cambridge.The percentage of A*, A and Bs has increased, with 21 per cent of grades at A*-A and a remarkable 61 per cent at A*-B.Faith Osifo who achieved A*A*AA in Maths, English Literature, History and Religious Studies to win a place studying Law at Homerton College Cambridge.