News from schools and colleges
Students at Bedales are celebrating after securing places at the most prestigious educational institutions in the world – including Oxbridge, Yale, and a number of leading music conservatoires and art colleges – following the publication of A Level results. This year’s high achievers included Lily Samarine, who gained three A*s in English Literature, French and Russian, as well as an A in her Extended Project to meet the conditions of her offer to study French & Russian at Wadham College, Oxford; and Rachel Forsyth, who achieved three A*s in Biology, English Literature and Religious Studies, and an A* in her Extended Project to secure her place at Pembroke College, Cambridge, to read English. Jetting off to the highly rated US university, Yale in Connecticut is Lucy Ellis having achieved three A*s in Drama & Theatre Studies, English Literature and French, and an A* in her Extended Project, to study Liberal Arts with a major in Modern Languages.
Maud Bonham-Carter will take up a place at Loughborough University to study Sport & Exercise Psychology after gaining an A* in Dance, A in Drama & Theatre Studies, B in Religious Studies and A* in her Extended Project – she also received the school’s Cecily Eastwood Prize for outstanding service to the community.
Maud Bonham Carter