#hardwork #integrity #excellence

News

Double celebration for brother and sister at Paddington Academy!

Double celebration for brother and sister at Paddington Academy!
Alina Alecu
/ Categories: News

A brother and sister were both celebrating success on GCSE results day on Thursday 22nd August.  Hajar Lamrani achieved exceptional GCSE results, achieving two of the highest grade 9s in Geography and Sociology, four grade 8s and three grade 7s.  Hajar will now take up a place in the Sixth Form at Paddington to study Economics, Geography and Sociology.

Hajar’s elder brother, Ibrahim, is starting in September as a Business Studies teacher at Paddington Academy on the United Teaching programme.  A former student and Head Boy of the school, Ibrahim has returned to the school after graduating in Business from Brunel University.  

Ibrahim is happy to be returning to the school: “It is great to be coming back and I only hope that I can help to continue the success that the school has had.  Paddington Academy has had a really big impact on this community and the staff that taught me here helped me to be successful and have inspired me to go into teaching.  I only hope that I can have the same impact and give back to my community.  From waiting anxiously this week for my sister’s results, I know how much exam success means and I am so grateful for the opportunity my education has given me to go into a highly regarded profession as a teacher”.

Peter Jones, Principal at Paddington Academy, said: “We are really proud of the success of our students and we recognise that qualifications are the passport to that success in the future.  One of the things that makes us most proud is the number of students that are so invested in Paddington that they come back to work here.  Since we have been open, we have had over 20 students do this.  Ibrahim will be the 10th former student to achieve qualified teacher status with us.  We have former students in a range of leadership roles within the school, including one Assistant Principal on the Senior Leadership Team.  They are excellent role models to our current students and demonstrate the power of a good education”.

 

 

Previous Article PADDINGTON ACADEMY STUDENTS BREAK SCHOOL GCSE RECORDS!
Next Article London's Top School for Success
Print
1052
 

Theme picker

News

 


#hardwork #integrity #excellence

platinum quality mark award

The school is part of United Learning. United Learning comprises: UCST (Registered in England No: 2780748. Charity No. 1016538) and ULT (Registered in England No. 4439859. An Exempt Charity). Companies limited by guarantee. VAT number 834 8515 12.
Registered address: United Learning, Worldwide House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB. Tel: 01832 864 444

Financial Accountability and Freedom of Information
Website Terms, Cookies and Privacy
Policies

United Learning