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Thursday 13 August 2020

Record breaking students at Rivers Academy in Feltham talk to Radio Jackie about their A'level results

Year 13 students at Rivers Academy West London have achieved record-breaking A-level results.

27% of all A-level grades were at A* or A and 53% of all grades were at A*-B.

This year’s cohort of 40 students have secured places at prestigious UK universities including Oxford, Birmingham, Imperial and Queen Mary. One student has also secured a place at a US Ivy League university.

18 year old Vignesh Iyer achieved his predicted grades of 4 A* in Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Spanish. He will now take up his place to study Chemistry at Oxford University’s Balliol College.

18 year old Kyle Nunes has achieved his predicted grades of three A*s in Maths, Chemistry and Economics to take up his place to study Economics and Management at Oxford University’s Worcester College.

He is the first in his family to study at university.

They've been telling Emily Dexter all about their experience.

Principal Andria Singlehurst said: ‘We are thrilled with the results which mirror the exceptional drive of our students.

‘This truly is an awe-inspiring achievement for students and staff at the Academy. Students have benefited from learning in an Academy with a whole team of staff who are steadfast in ensuring every child reaches their fullest potential, they have learned from teachers who are experts in their field.

‘Our Year 13 students have worked with such determination and we are incredibly proud of them, particularly as they have navigated with us such astonishing times through the pandemic in the closing months of their secondary education.

‘They are a remarkable cohort who have been such a source of strength for each other and we have enjoyed working with them. We wish every student the very best for their next steps and are really looking forward to hearing about their future brilliant successes.

‘On behalf of Rivers students, I would like to thank the entire team of staff for their dedication and profound moral drive which has led to such tremendous results for students.'
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