Aug 20 2010 By Siba Matti
L - R Charlotte Hill, Arqam Akhtar and Hannah Skinner
SIXTH form students at Northwood School achieved a 95 per cent overall A-level pass rate, with many securing places at top universities.
Sixty-seven per cent of students at the school, in Potter Street, Northwood, gained A*-C grades.
Success stories include 18-year-old Charlotte Hill, of Ruislip, who achieved A grades in psychology and art, plus a C in media studies. She now plans to study psychology at Southampton University.
Arqam Akhtar, 19, of Rayners Lane, was delighted to receive an A grade for business studies and two Bs for psychology and IT. He intends to study management at the University of Nottingham.
Meanwhile, Hannah Skinner, 18, of South Oxhey, gained an A in psychology and B grades in drama and sociology. She plans to study drama at Surrey University.
Head of sixth form, Lynne Mansell, congratulated the students and their teachers. She said: "We are very pleased so many have achieved highly, they deserve this success for all the hard work and effort that has been put in."