GCSE Results Day 2018: Oaklands School pupil gets clean sweep of top grade

Oaklands School pupil Taklima Yesmin, who got straight 9s in her GCSEs, with headteacher Patrice Can

Oaklands School pupil Taklima Yesmin, who got straight 9s in her GCSEs, with headteacher Patrice Canavan. Picture: Oaklands School - Credit: Oaklands School

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!”


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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.

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“As headteacher, I am proud and humbled by the community at Oaklands for their determination, dedication and relentless pursuit of success.”

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