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More students than ever achieve first choice university place at Finsbury boys’ school

18:02 16 August 2012

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Students and staff at Central Foundation Boys’ School are celebrating a 100 per cent A-level pass rate with more students than ever achieving their first choice university place.

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The results also place the school in Cowper Street, Finsbury, in the top 10 per cent of all post-16 education providers nationally.

There were also a number of individual stories of outstanding achievement, including Bipul Deb who achieved an A* in mathematics, an A in chemistry and a B in biology to secure a place studying chemical engineering at Loughborough University.

Many of the results have demonstrated the benefit of key scheme which was introduced for students to receive one-on-one mentoring from tutors at international law firm Slaughter and May in specific subjects and dedicated advice for their personal statements.

Head teacher, Jamie Brownhill, said: “We are delighted with these outstanding results which are a great credit to the students and staff at the school.”

The overall results were 14.1 per cent achieving A*- As, 32.9 per cent at A* B grades, 60.4 percent at A-C and 100 per cent at A to E grades.

John O’Shea, director of the Islington Sixth Form Consortium (iC6), said: “Following on from last year’s ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating the results vindicate the tremendous support and hard work that the staff have dedicated to the students over the last two years.”

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