A level: Shenley Brook End score points galore

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STUDENTS at Shenley Brook End School out-scored the national average on A level results day.

A third of those picking up marks today (Thursday) notched up A* or A grades, with 16 of the school’s pupils getting at least one A grade.

On average, students at Shenley Brook End scored 843 points, and 34 incredibly scored more than 1,000 UCAS points to head towards their first choice university.

Headteacher Glen Martin said: “This has been one of our strongest years, even though the exams are getting more difficult, and 20 per cent of our students are heading to the top-rated Russell Group universities.

“We have students heading to Cambridge, to Liverpool to study medicine and law students going to Birmingham.

“It’s fantastic to see the hard work of our students be rewarded with some stunning results. Even though the national figures for the top grades have reduced, the school’s results continue to be excellent. All the students who applied to university have been receiving confirmation of their places and are looking forward to the next stage of their educational career.”

Shenley Brook End’s top performers include: two students heading off to Cambridge, Doris Sin to study maths and Jacob Spurrell to study history; Ashling Baggaley is going to study medicine at Liverpool; Abigail Macey is going to study law at Birmingham who is joining Francesca Buckland who will study philosophy there; Denholm Dott aeronautical engineering at Imperial who is joining Rajan Chauhan who will study electrical engineering there; Sam Scannell mechanical engineering at Nottingham; Vicky Lai English literature at Warwick who is joining Stephanie Bennett who will study computing there as well as Alex Mepham for maths and Amber Patterson for psychology; Maggie Pancheva English at UCL who is joining Sam Rolson who will study computer science there; Jack Siberrad microbiology at Leeds; Hannah Gibson psychology at Exeter; Paige Alkhalil theology at Nottingham who is joining Nishant Ramachandran who is studying physics; Robert Vincent physics at Manchester; Daniel Archer physics at Kent who is joining Sam Murphy studying Music Technology there; Gwen Moulder history at Cardiff; Chloe Scott history at Swansea; and Anum Ahmed and Gareth Jones who are both off to study pharmacy.