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A-LEVELS: New Sixth Form at Poplar’s Langdon Park gets them to university

PUBLISHED: 10:56 19 August 2016 | UPDATED: 11:48 19 August 2016

Poplar's Langdon Park School in Bright Street [Google image]

Poplar's Langdon Park School in Bright Street [Google image]

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The new Sixth Form at Poplar’s Langdon Park Secondary in east London continued its successful run of high-grade A-Level results since opening its doors in 2013.

Langdon Park's bright spark Mohammed Ahmed... an A* and two AsLangdon Park's bright spark Mohammed Ahmed... an A* and two As

Every student who applied to university this year was successful in winning a place, like the first cohort to pass through.

Success stories included Mohammed Ahmed who got an A* and two As and is going on to the university of his choice.

The school now gets ready for next week’s GCSE results, following last year’s success when it went achieved 62 per cent pass rate at five A*-to-C grades including English and maths, improving by 16pc on 2014.

“We expect to go up a significant amount again,” an optimistic head teacher Richard Fitzgerald said. “This is our success in turning the school around and something we would like to celebrate.”

Mr Fitzgerald took over the school in Bright Street, Poplar, in September 2013, when the new Sixth Form was set up.

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