Students across Richmond are celebrating after another bumper year of A-Level results at our schools.

Richmond Park Academy celebrated a seven per cent year-on-year improvement in its grades, with a 95 per cent pass rate and 43 per cent of results being between A* and B.

RPA student Charlotte Hall returned from Ghana to pick up her results and will be glad she did. The student, who joined the sixth form after schooling in Germany, achieved four A*s and will now study comparative literature at UCL.

At Lady Eleanor Holles in Hampton, a whopping 93 per cent of students got into their first choice of uni and 79 per cent of all results were either an A* or A grade.

Twins Lata and Anoushka Persson scored four A*s and three As between them. Lata will read Economics at Cambridge and Anoushka will go to Durham to read history and Spanish.

Cecily Bloom, who was the voice of Peppa Pig from 2006 to 2007, achieved three A*s and will read medicine at Cardiff.

Everyone passed their A-Levels at St Catherine’s in Twickenham for the sixth year in a row, with 79.4 per cent of all grades being A* to B.

At Teddington School, five pupils – Stanley Colcough, Ted McCormick, James Meadows, Matthew Sainsbury and Josh Venables – achieved all As and A*s and every one of the 68 pupils in Year 13 passed and got a place at the institution of their choice.

Hampton High beat its 2016 results with all of its students getting into their first choice of uni. The school saw 67 per cent of its students achieve A* to C grades, a 10 per cent boost on last year.

Eighteen-year-old Mohammed Deria, who was accepted into the National Youth Theatre last April, got an A* in his Drama A-Level.

His drama teacher Alice Jones said: “I'm really pleased with Mo. He is a very driven individual and once he sets his mind to something he fights to achieve it.”

Orleans Park School celebrated its best-ever results with a 100 per cent pass rate.

From Grey Court School it was a trio of pupils who starred for their school.

Ella Davies, Nina Hempstead and Nicolas Berridge-Argent all gained 3 A*.

Overall 30 per cent of grades awarded were A*-A and the school came agonisingly close to a perfect pass rate, finishing with 99.5 per cent.

At Christ's School in addition to outgoing head girl Sophie Fenton who will be heading to Cambridge, Nancy Lu achieved 1 A*grade, 2 A grades and 2 B grades while Tom Bermingham was more than pleased with A* and 2 A grades.

As a school, 79 per cent of students got A*-C grades with an overall pass rate of 99 per cent, which represents an increase on 2016.

Waldegrave School product Sam Knott had himself a day to remember.

He swept the board with A*s in further maths, physics and chemistry. Incredibly, the maths-whizz had already achieved an A* in maths while a year seven student at Teddington school.

"It was the result I was expecting, but it's still a relief to get them," he said.

Grades A* - B were up at the school this year to an impressive 69 per cent, with a third of all results at A*- A.

Richmond upon Thames College produced one of the stories of the day with Rory Walsh.

He stayed up during the night to help the victims of the Grenfell Tower incident before his A Level exam, received his grades in English Language and Literature A Level, Film Studies A Level and Media Studies AS Level. His grades he received today will help him achieve his ambition of becoming a Personal Trainer.

The school's overall pass rate was 94 per cent with over 60 per cent of students gaining A*-C grades.

In its fourth year Coulsdon College celebrated with a 99 per cent pass rate at A Level and 100 per cent at BTEC.

A Level successes included Bleu Samms who received three A* with Oliver Barlin and De’Vonai Dwyer who each were rewarded with one A* each.

Caspar Paton from Hampton School achieved a fantastic result with 5 A* grades while another 18 boys from the school collected 4A* each.

The school recorded 33 per cent of results at the top A* grade, compared to the national average of 8.3 per cent.