Pupil shocked to earn place at Cambridge
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.