Nine Students receive offers from Oxford or Cambridge Universities

Once again we are delighted that nine of our students have received offers from Oxford or Cambridge Universities, maintaining our average of eight students per year. They are:

Tallulah Allen

French and Spanish

Jesus, Cambridge

Rachel Burgin

Chemistry

Christ Church, Oxford

Abi Chapman

Geography

Fitzwilliam, Cambridge

Alice Grundy

History

Homerton, Cambridge

Elina Keeble

Human Social & Political Sciences (Social Anthropology)

Girton, Cambridge

Chani Merrell

Education with English and Drama

St John's, Cambridge

Lucy Patchett

Classics

Queens', Cambridge

James Rowell

Medicine

St John's, Cambridge

Alex Rowley

Natural Sciences (Chemistry)

Pembroke, Cambridge

Ashley Chalmers has also been awarded a full four-year Scholarship as a student athlete for golf at Highpoint University North Carolina and five other students are waiting for offers from a range of US and international universities. Jack Marks has also received an offer for composition and second study piano from The Royal College of Music. An impressive thirty students are pursuing apprenticeship applications. The majority of deadlines for apprenticeships are not until February, but Elliot Cordery has already received a degree apprenticeship offer from Gardiner & Theobald for Quantity Surveying and we have a number of students at final round interviews for Deloitte, JP Morgan and Ernst & Young.

Mr Rob Higgins, Director of Sixth Form, added: “So far 127 students have received four or more offers from universities and 75 of these students hold offers from all five of their university choices. 64 students have been offered unconditional places from universities including Birmingham, Exeter, Leeds, Newcastle, and Nottingham. Four candidates are awaiting results of their Medicine or Dentistry interviews, with Kimberley Punwani already having received an offer from Imperial College London and Abbie Greenhill from Keele and Warwick, and James Morbin from Keele and Exeter.  In addition, Shalini Sahni also holds an offer from Plymouth University to study Dentistry. We are delighted that 28% of applications this year have been made to STEM related subjects, including 14 applications to study Engineering.  We have had nine candidates applying to study Law at a range of Russell Group universities and an additional three students with offers to study Criminology.”