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Leah Thomas achieved A, B, B and is going to study Law at Kings

 “For as long as I can imagine I’ve wanted this and finally after years of hard work, I can now say I’ve reached the penultimate step. It feels amazing to make people proud and overall to make myself proud. To study law was my dream and now I’m on my way.”


Humza Awan achieved excellent results and is going to study medicine at Kings

“I am still in shock, that I am going to my dream university, Kings College in London to study medicine. I have wanted this for as long as I can remember and I can’t believe it’s finally happening.

I have been at this school for 7 years and I am grateful to Walthamstow Academy for making me the person I am today.”

Tommy Quinga Pujota achieved triple Distinction* and a C in Spanish, and is going to Queen Mary to study Spanish and Business

“First of all I want to say thank you to all my teachers and my parents for being there for me in crucial times, and I’m very grateful to Walthamstow Academy as I wouldn’t be where I am today if not for them. Now I’m heading for a new chapter in my life, hoping for more challenges and adventures. I was supported by my teachers to not give up, I have worked hard and now I am going to study Spanish and Business at Queen Mary University, so the key is to never give up”

Josh Iton, Head Boy, achieved double Distinction* in BTEC Sport and a C in Psychology, and is going to Middlesex to study Sports and Exercise Science

“My 7 year experience at Walthamstow Academy has truly been a very special chapter in my life. I have learnt so much here from many different people which has enabled me to gain a great amount of knowledge. To all those who aspire to do great things in the future, slacken not your pace, for in due time with hard work and dedication it shall surely come to pass.”

Saydul Islam achieved A, B, B and is going to Kings to study Pharmacology

“I’m extremely happy with all the help and resources the teachers have provided me with. It feels amazing to see all my hard work and efforts pay off so well”

Danny Baalbaki

Danny Baalbaki achieved an A* and two As and becomes the academy’s first student to go the University of Cambridge where he will read Middle Eastern Studies.

”It’s rejuvenating. I feel as if I can finally breathe. I appreciate my peers and teachers who have stood by me and kept me on track whenever I lost sight”.


The Academy’s Head Girl, Molly Cartlidge achieved an A* and two As and will read Biomedical Sciences at the University of Leeds.

“I can’t believe my seven years here are finished. I am so grateful to the teachers and my peers who helped me and made my time here so enjoyable”.

The Management Team


The Academy’s Head Prefect, Ugne Gudelyte, will study Biochemistry at the University of Bristol having achieved two As and a B.

“I am very happy about my grades and even more so that I got into Bristol. I owe a massive thanks to my teachers and my parents for the phenomenal support and assistance. If I could give one piece of advice, it would be to take five minutes out of your day to relax and just breathe. When it all gets too much, that is what helped me get through. You can do it!”

Malachi Amponsah, the Academy’s Head Boy, achieved 3 Bs and will read Law at the University of Exeter.

“My advice would be to never take your foot off the pedal because when you open your results you will feel endless pride and joy in knowing you did all that you can”.

Curtis Murray received 3 As and is going to the University of Bristol to read Economics and Politics. 

“It feels so great finally receiving the grades I needed after seven years. I wouldn’t have been able to cope with the stress and study if it weren’t for my amazing teachers at Walthamstow Academy. To anyone who is nervous about their exams, don’t worry, you’re in safe hands.”


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