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GCSE results: Success stories at Highbury Grove

PUBLISHED: 11:28 25 August 2016 | UPDATED: 11:37 25 August 2016

Iqra Finiin and Mahamed Hersi of Highbury Grove School celebrate their GCSE grades

Iqra Finiin and Mahamed Hersi of Highbury Grove School celebrate their GCSE grades

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All eyes were on Highbury Grove this morning as students from the transformed school picked up their GCSE results.

Happy students at Highbury Grove School celebrate their GCSE results. Savannah Storey, Delilah Sykes and Daisy Corder all had cause for celebration.Happy students at Highbury Grove School celebrate their GCSE results. Savannah Storey, Delilah Sykes and Daisy Corder all had cause for celebration.

Star pupil Daisy Corder was pleased with her eight A*s and three As, but not that surprised.

“It was about what I was expecting,” she told the Gazette. “But I wasn’t sure so it is a relief.”

Her friends Savannah Storey and Delilah Sykes were also celebrating a host of A grades, while fellow student Iqra Finiin got an impressive three A*s, seven As and one B.

So how did she feel when she opened the envelope? “I should have got an A in French,” said the teenager, who aspires to work in medicine.

Celebrating with her was Mahamed Hersi, who was pleased to boast an A in English literature.

“I wasn’t expecting to get an A, but it’s the one I revised most for so I’m most happy about that,” he said.

For more Islington GCSE results and analysis, click here.

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