Over the last two years, BSix College in Hackney has been expanding its award-winning programme which prepares Hackney students for university life.
Each student taking part in the 'Raising Aspirations' programme forms a unique relationship with a university where they receive tailored advice, guidance and a unique insight into the world of higher education.
This year has seen a 62% increase since 2010 of students applying to the top 24 universities.
These students found out their hard work paid off this morning.
More top news
Thousands of runners dressed as Santa Claus have jogged through a London park to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Expect a dry and mostly sunny day with only small amounts of cloud at times to a maximum Temperature of 8C.
The Foreign Secretary was unable to rule out the possibility of continuing to pay money into the EU when he spoke to Peston On Sunday.