Headteachers have been congratulating pupils for their hard work in their A-level studies.

Schools and colleges have been celebrating today and now pupils will start planning their next step to university.

Paul Gamble, headteacher at Harrow High School in Gayton Road, Harrow, said: “We are once again delighted with the achievements of our learners.

“The vast majority of Year 13 will once again be progressing to a wide range of universities as a direct result of their hard work, ability and effort.

“As always, they have been guided and supported by our dedicated and skilful staff who are celebrating with the learners today.”

Headteacher of Canons High School, in Shaldon Road, Edgware, Lynn Rowlands also congratulated pupils on their success.

She said: “We are delighted that, yet again, the vast majority of our students have obtained a place at their first choice university.

“These results are a real testament to the ambition, hard work and commitment of our students and staff at Canons High School.

“I would like to congratulate all of our students and thank the members of staff who have worked tirelessly with the students to help them to achieve such outstanding results.”