62% increase in students applying for top universities

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.

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A level success for Hackney

Students at BSix College in Hackney are celebrating record A Level results today, with 23 teenagers heading to red brick universities and 2 going to Oxbridge.