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Wisbech Grammar School celebrates 'best results' in A-levels for a number of years



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Pupils at Wisbech Grammar School are celebrating a 99 per cent A-Level pass rate.

Wisbech Grammar School studetns Arran Shipley, Abigail McGlone, Eden Cooper, Anna Kober and Oliver Mann celebrate their A-level successes. (3637791)
Wisbech Grammar School studetns Arran Shipley, Abigail McGlone, Eden Cooper, Anna Kober and Oliver Mann celebrate their A-level successes. (3637791)

Chris Staley, headteacher, said: "I am incredibly pleased with the A-level results this year; these are the best results we’ve achieved for a number of years, particularly the top grades 57 per cent of which were at A*- B and 31 per cent of which were A* and A (significantly higher than the national average 26.4 per cent).

" We have also improved our A* to C percentage up by 11per cent, to 87 per cent, which is fantastic.

"The overall pass rate remains in excess of 99 per cent. These results are a testament to our pupils’ hard work, and the dedication and resilience of our exceptional teaching staff plus the all essential support given by parents.

"Such grades will provide an excellent foundation for their university careers where more than 75per cent of our pupils have gained entry to their first choice university, again another first. We are particularly proud of our medical and veterinary science candidates this year.

" All four medics have achieved their offers, and Tarn Chamberlain James has also been accepted to take up her veterinary science place at Cambridge in October."

Head Girl Tarn Chamberlain James with tutor Dr Stuart Miller (left) and Peter Timmis, head of sixth form. (3637793)
Head Girl Tarn Chamberlain James with tutor Dr Stuart Miller (left) and Peter Timmis, head of sixth form. (3637793)

Some of the top achievers this year include: Katy Landles two A*s and a B and is off to Leeds to read history of art.

Eden Cooper two A*s and an A and is off to Birmingham to read medicine.

Anna Kober two A*s and an A and will take medicine at Nottingham.

Zara Jutsum two As and a B and will read graphic and media design at UAL.

Arran Shipley three As and is off to Birmingham to read business management.

Ran Tai two As and will read graphic and media design at UAL.

Jack Sidgwick three As and will read Earth Science at St Andrews.

Maxwell Eales two As and a B and is off to Plymouth to read mMedicine.

Oliver Mann, Head Boy, achieved three A*s and will read mMedicine at Newcastle.

Tarn Chamberlain James, Head Girl, who achieved two A*s and an A, said: "I am overwhelmed with my results and excited about my future at Cambridge University."



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