Results Day 2020: Future nurses and finance apprentices among those celebrating at Harris Girls’ in East Dulwich

Katherine Johnston (13 August, 2020)

'Our Year 13s are going on to a prestigious, bright and fulfilling range of courses and, after a really challenging year, I could not be more proud of their achievements,' says head

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Among those celebrating at Harris Girls’ Academy in East Dulwich today are students set to begin financial apprenticeships, future nurses and a budding screenwriter.

Although the school’s full set of results has not been published, several Year Thirteens were delighted with their grades – including Elizabeth whose top results have seen her achieve her dream of going to Oxbridge.

Others to celebrate today include:

  • Taofikat achieved ABB grades and is taking up a banking and finance apprenticeship with Schroders. 
  • Aminat, who achieved A*AA  and is going on to read interior and spatial design at University of the Arts 
  • Oluwapelumi, who achieved A*A B and is going on to do an apprenticeship with UBS.
  • Princess, who achieved Distinction* Distinction* Distinction (D*, D*, D) and is going to read study nursing at the University of Bradford.  She was also awarded the Kirwin Davies Foundation award, Gold 
  • Saadia, who achieved AAB and will take up a place at King’s College London to study Psychology
  • Tolulope, who achieved D*DD in CTECs/applied A level and is heading to Nottingham to study adult nursing
  • And Farjana who achieved A*A,B and will study pharmacology at King’s 

Carrie Senior, Principal of the Academy said:  “Our Year 13s are going on to a prestigious, bright and fulfilling range of courses and, after a really challenging year, I could not be more proud of their achievements.

“In our Year Thirteen we have a future generation of designers, nurses, pharmacologists, bankers and accountants, amongst many other great professions.   

“One of the star students of our outgoing Year Thirteen is Annabel, who was awarded straight As. 

“She chose not to apply to university, but is determined to get into film and is currently developing her own screenplays. 

“She spent lockdown doing online screenwriting masterclasses and we know she has a fantastic future ahead of her.” 

 

Harris Girls’ Academy student Pelumi

 

Aspiring nurse Princess

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