It was As across the board for Burnley teenager Ishaq Akbar at A'level results day yesterday.
Nelson and Colne College student Ishaq achieved A* and two As in Maths, Further Maths and
Ishaq (18) is progressing on to University College London to study Mathematics.
A former student of Sir John Thursby Community College, Ishaq experienced the buzz of working in the capital when he enjoyed two weeks working at J P Morgan bank in the heart of London’s financial centre.
Ishaq was able to access the work experience placement through the Social Mobility Foundation.
He said: "It was an amazing experience and really useful for me looking to go into a finance
“I want to go to University College London to experience more of life in the city, and because it is a Russell Group university which was always going to be key in my decision.”