GCSE success stories
Published on 22/08/19
A bright future ahead for these students
Zulaikha Naveed has her sights set on a career in medicine after passing eight GCSEs with strong grades.
The 16-year-old from Horfield did especially well in Biology, Chemistry and English Literature.
She said: “I did a lot of hard work and sacrificed a lot of time but it’s been worth it.”
Zulaikha is now going on to take her A levels and then hopes to study medicine at university.
“I would like to become a doctor,” she said.
Alfie Rylatt-Green was thrilled with his results as he passed nine GCSEs and hopes to become a CSI forensics’ officer.
He said: “I’m really happy, I passed everything.”
Alfie, from Lockleaze, is now going onto St Mary Redcliffe sixth form to take A levels in Geography, Psychology and Biology.
He said: “In the future I’m hoping to work in crime investigations possibly forensics.”
Maryam Tariq from Horfield is heading for Colston’s Sixth Form after passing eight GCSEs with top grades.
She said: “I’m very pleased. I worked hard. After my A levels I want to go to university and study law. My ultimate goal is to become a barrister.”
Yasmin Lasku wants to become a politician when she completes her studies.
She said: “My plan is to go on to study politics. I feel like the world needs a lot of changing and I want to contribute to that.”
Yasmin, from Horfield, said she was delighted with her results that included high grades in History, English Literature and Chemistry.
She said: “I’m really pleased. In all the subjects I definitely got the results I was after, which is amazing.”