Cranford Community College student Faisa Hassan also had to cope with the death of her grandmother a few weeks before her exams began
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Farah Fadhluddin, of Cranford Community College, said she was determined to make relatives in war-torn Yemen 'proud'
An Uxbridge student has been welcomed to one of the most prestigious universities in the country on his second attempt at A Levels
Batool Alharahsheh pulled off the remarkable grades but will have to go through clearing after not being offered a place at two different universities
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Dr Liz Chare will be sitting selected AS and A2 exams in June with her pupils from the college
BA apprentice Laura Anderson said: "Applying for an apprenticeship seemed like a risk at the time, but it certainly paid off and I would urge school leavers to consider this route"
Unsurprisingly, London universities saw the cost of studying rise from last year
Take a look back at our updates, photos and more as thousands of students at schools and colleges across west London received their A-level results
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If you just missed out on the grades you were expecting, don't panic! Use our Clearing guide to find out what to do next...
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When are the results released? What do I do if I don't get the grades I need? How do I retake an exam? We answer all your questions here
The TV scientist took time out from campaigning against Scottish independence to hand out awards at The Heathland School last night
Hard working students in Brent managed to maintain an overall performance, with 98 per cent of pupils scoring A* to E grades.
Over half of students at the Kensington college got A* or A grades, writes Emma Agyemang
Photography and film has helped Abbostfield School pupils develop some excellent university prospects.
The borough-wide pass rate dips from 99 per cent to 98.4, compared with the national average of 98.0 per cent
Two-thirds of students achieve A*-C grades
Isabel Ireland achieves top A* and A grades to secure a place at Oxford University to study English
The A and A* results are even better than the previous record set in 2013
Youngsters at the school in The Greenway, Uxbridge, managed a 100 per cent pass rate with a 94 per cent A-E grade pass rate
Nearly a quarter of grades at secondary school in St John's Road, Isleworth, were A*s or As
Pupils at Capital City Academy in Doyle Gardens, Willesden received their A level results this morning, with 71 per cent of them achieving A* to C grades.