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Top grades for students

By lucy millard

Matthew Young who gained three A*s
Matthew Young who gained three A*s

A student from Newark has gained three A*s in maths, further maths and French at the Sir William Robertson Academy, Welbourn.

Matthew Young. a talented linguist and mathematician who also has 15 GCSEs of which nine are A*s, is going to study maths with modern languages at University College London.

Samuel Boardman from Newark gained an A* in further maths and As in maths and physics and will now go to Nottingham University to study physics with theoretical astrophysics.

Sam Baordman with A* and two As
Sam Baordman with A* and two As

Millie Randall from Wellingore achieved two As in geography and media studies and a B in English language and will study geography at Newcastle University while Olivia Calver-Bridge from Greylees, Sleaford, gained an A in health and social care and two Bs in English literature and English Language. She will study English language and linguistics at Sheffield University. Max Hamilton from Coddington gained Bs in maths, history and business and is going to study business management.

Caitlin Colquhoun-Scoffield from Winthorpe and Curtis Taylor from Grantham both gained triple distinctions in BTEC level three extended diploma in sport. Laura Pinfold from Caythorpe gained a double distinction and a merit. Caitlin is going to study physical education at Chester and Curtis hopes to join the marines.

Caitlin Colquhoun-Scoffield and Curtis Taylor
Caitlin Colquhoun-Scoffield and Curtis Taylor

Nearly 70% of grades achieved by students were A* to C.

The head Mr Mark Guest said they were delighted with the results which were better than last summer in terms of the average grade achieved.

"It is fantastic to see so many of our students securing stop grades," he said.

The head of sixth form Miss Charlotte Wilson, said she was incredibly proud of the year 13 students and their achievements over the past two years.

"These results reflect the students' exceptional hard work and dedication to their studies," she said.

"They are now in a position to continue their successes undertaking further education at fantastic universities, taking up exciting placements and beginning a wide range of interesting careers."

Some students have secured apprenticeships. Sam Newton from Newark will join BAE Sytems to undertake a career in mechanical engineering. Lewis Stoff from Coddington will be joining RPS and start a career in structural engineering.


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