A Level success for Oakgrove students

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Oakgrove School has achieved continued success with another year of outstanding A Level results this summer, including their first successful Oxford applicant.

Top achievers include Dan McNaughton who will be reading Chemistry at Wadham College Oxford. Dan achieved an A Star in Chemistry and three As in Maths, Physics, and Geography.

Aman Chandhok earned three A Stars in Maths, Further Maths and Physics, as well as an A in Chemistry. He will be going on to read Maths and Economics at University College London.

Patiya Green also achieved three A Stars in Biology, Chemistry and Maths. She is now hoping to apply for Medicine into 2014.

Other notable success goes to twin sisters Beatrice and Hester Ormerod, who both gained a string of A and A Stars between them, and will be both be studying at Durham university. Beatrice gained A Stars in Geography, Government and Politics, and an A in History. She will go onto study Politics, Meanwhile sister Hester gained an A star in English, and As in Government and Politics and Classical Civilisations. She will go on to read English Literature.

Charlotte Pearson also had notable success with 2 A Stars in Music and Government and Politics, 2 As in Drama and French and a B in English.

University applications have been hugely successful with students studying a variety of degree courses including English Literature, Politics, Geology, Mathematics, Wildlife Conservation and even Sound, Light and Live Event Technology.

Other students secured places at Sheffield to study Philosophy, and also History & Politics; Birmingham University to study Business Studies and Southampton University to study History.

Peter Barnes, Headteacher, said he was delighted with the results which reflected, once again, ‘Oakgrove’s commitment to the highest of academic standards in demanding and rigorous subject disciplines.’