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A Level Results Day: From East London State School To Cambridge University

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

It was the heartwarming tale that dominated A-Level results day last summer - the news that 20 students from the same state school in east London had won places at Oxford and Cambridge. With more than 100 of its students achieving straight A or A* grades, Brampton Manor Academy in Newham - one of the most impoverished boroughs in the capital - became a symbol of working class success in a system designed to favour private school kids. “If you put passionate teachers in front of these kids, the sky is the limit,” Sam Dobin, the school's director of sixth form, told reporters on results day...
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