GCSE Results Day 2018: Oaklands School pupil gets clean sweep of top grade
PUBLISHED: 14:59 23 August 2018 | UPDATED: 14:59 23 August 2018
An Oaklands School pupil is celebrating picking up nine grade 9s -the highest possible - in her GCSEs.
Taklima Yesmin said she was “absolutely shocked” by how well she did in her exams.
She said: “I cannot believe I got these results!
“it’s not about being naturally smart, it’s all about putting in the hard work.
“I would never in a million years have thought I would get straight 9s. Hard work really does pay off!”
Headteacher at the Old Bethnal Green Road school, Patrice Canavan, called it a “truly phenomenal and exceptional result” and added: “Many congratulations to all our Year 11s whose huge success is a testament to the hard work of students and teachers alike.
“The number of grades this year is also truly wonderful.
“As headteacher, I am proud and humbled by the community at Oaklands for their determination, dedication and relentless pursuit of success.”