St Swithun’s School upper sixth form student Hongzhou Luan has gained the top grade in seven A level subjects this summer. She goes on to read engineering science at Trinity College, Oxford with a prestigious Jardine Scholarship.
Having bagged 2A*s in Biology and Chemistry and an A in Maths, budding bio-medical scientist Holly is off to Cardiff University and hopes to carve out a career which specialises in the human anatomy and immunology.
A sixth year pupil at Aberdeen’s only all-girls school has been awarded a Gold Award in the annual national Biology Olympiad after achieving the highest mark in Scotland.
The Sidcot School Equestrian Team has been reaching new heights this year in competitions across the country.
Students from The Royal Hospital School won one of the top trophies at a gruelling Royal Navy field gun competition against teams from military units and further education colleges.
Two Withington Upper Sixth students are celebrating securing their Oxbridge offers following a busy summer in which both achieved medal-winning performances while representing the UK at prestigious international olympiads.
Bedford School pupil, Kieran Duxbury, refused to let cancer stand in the way of his burning desire to do well in his A-Levels; studying from his hospital bed while undergoing gruelling chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Brentwood School’s Claudia Moore has added an Individual Bronze medal to her Team Gold gong at the Pony European Championships held at Bishop Burton College in East Yorkshire.
Pupils at all-girls school, Woldingham School, have achieved outstanding A Level STEM results with up to 86% of grades at A*-A. STEM subjects proved a popular choice for Sixth Formers accounting for 37% of all A Level examinations.
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40% of all grades at A*A and 69% at A*, A or B. Headmistress, Julia Harrington said “I could not be more proud of the girls’ achievements they have been a fantastic year group who have been dedicated to their studies and building their futures".
Twins Gemma and Catherine King, who attend Lady Eleanor Holles School in Hampton, scored 10A*s between them. The girls, who will study Natural Sciences at Cambridge, are also impressive athletes.
Three Taunton School pupils supported the United Nations Ocean Advocate and swimmer Lewis Pugh in his quest to rid the oceans of plastics as he swam his longest leg of the English Channel offshore across Lyme Bay, last Friday.