Pupil shocked to earn place at Cam­bridge

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News - By Joel Lamy joel.lamy@jpress.co.uk Twit­ter: @PTJoelLamy

A pupil at Sir Harry Smith Com­mu­nity Col­lege in Whit­tle­sey has got the grades to take up a place at the Univer­sity of Cam­bridge. Katie-Anne Jardine achieved A* in English lan­guage an­dlit­er­a­ture, A in his­tory and A in so­ci­ol­ogy and will now read hu­man, so­cial and po­lit­i­cal sciences at Cor­pus Christi Col­lege.

She said: “Get­ting an in­ter­view shocked me, let alone ac­tu­ally achiev­ing an of­fer. I can’t wait to see what is ahead!”

Over­all, the per­cent­age of pupils at the col­lege gain­ing A*-A grades was 28 per cent and for A*-B grades it was 44 per cent.

At the Stam­ford En­dowed Schools, the 175 stu­dents gained grades of A*-Bin66per centoftheirex­ams, and34s­tu­dents gained at least three A grades.

Al­most half of passes at Prince Wil­liam School i n Oun­dle were A*-B, while at New Col­lege Stam­ford there was a 100 per cent pass rate across 14 dif­fer­ent sub­jects.

Twenty seven pupils at Oun­dle School have so far con­firmed their places at Ox­ford or Cam­bridge, with just un­der one in four grades be­ing awarded A* or equiv­a­lent.

At B o u r n e G r a m m a r School, 64 per cent of all ALevel grades were B or bet­ter, and 31.2 per cent were grade A or bet­ter.

A record 35 per cent of the Bourne Academy’s re­sults were in the A* to B cat­e­gory - an 11 per cent rise on last year.

At Wis­bech Gram­mar School, 75 per cent of en­tries achieved A*-C grades, with a quar­ter achiev­ing ei­ther A or A* re­sults.

At Cromwell Com­mu­nity Col­lege in Chat­teris 80 per cent of pa­pers were given A*Cgrades, up­14per­centon­the 2015 to­tal.

At Neale Wade Acade­myin March, 45 per cent of en­tries achieved A* to B grades, up 12 per cent on last year, while at Deep­ings School nearly three quar­ters of all ex­am­sachieved A*-C grades.

Abbey Col­lege i n Ram­sey kept its 100 per cent pass rate with 48 per cent of ex­ams graded A* or Aand69per­cent A*-B.

The per­cent­age of A*-B re­sults at Sawtry Vil­lage Academy has risen to 45 per cent, up six per cent from last year.

Stam­ford En­dowed Schools pupils cel­e­brate their A-level re­sults.

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