Denbigh students jump for joy at A Level results

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Students at Denbigh School are celebrating today after achieving fantastic A Level results.

Headteacher Sarah Parker was thrilled after she saw 54 per cent of results at A star to B with the overall pass rate standing at 99 per cent.

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Among those was Tim Bell who achieved two A stars in Maths and Further Maths as well as As in Physics and German. He said: “I am delighted with my results and now I will be going to study Maths at Oxford. I may want to do a post grad in Maths and possibly become a banker.”

Hannah Giles achieved three As in Geography, Biology and English and a B in German. She was very happy with her results and will now be going to Bristol University to study Geography, which will include a year in Europe.

Thomas Dodson is now going to study business at Birmingham University after getting an A star in Maths, As in Geography and Economics and a C in English. He was very pleased with his results.

Lee Parsons was nervous about opening his results but need not have been after getting an A star in Maths, As in Chemistry and Physics and a B in Further Maths. He will be going to Nottingham University to study Chemical Engineering with the hope of one day becoming a Chemical Engineer.

Aaliyah Grant will be taking a gap year to take Japanese lessons as she hopes to one day become a Japanese translator or an English teacher in Japan. She walked away with two As in English Literature and Sociology and an A star in Psychology.

She said: “My mum was here and she’s so happy and I called my Dad and he was the same. I was quite surprised but this is the culmination of many sleepless nights revising and worrying.”

Jade Quarrie was very pleased but shocked with her two A stars in her extended project and Economics and an A in English as she only needed an A and a B to earn a place at Birmingham university.

She will be studying English and may then take a PGCE on her way to becoming an English teacher.

Ria Shah achieved an A star in Maths, two As in Chemistry and Biology and a B in Geography. She will be going to Leeds to study dentistry and is hoping to move into orthodontics.

She said: “I’m really surprised at Maths and Biology, I started revising in February though. When I got my results I was screaming, my parents were very proud.”

Jordan Elliott also did very well achieving an A star in Maths, three As in extended project, Biology and Chemistry and a B in Physics. She will be studying Medical Engineering at Surrey University.

She said: “I was absolutely ecstatic. I wasn’t sure what grades I’d get and I didn’t think I’d get them but now I’m going to the same university as my sister so I’m delighted.”

Mohammed Somji achieved an A star in Physics and As in Chemistry, Maths and German. He will be now going to study Chemical Nuclear Engineering at Leeds University.

He said: “I studied really hard for these exams and I’m really pleased with the results.”

Chloe-Rose Elliott got an A star in Psychology as well as two As in Geography and English.

She said: “I’m so happy but so surprised. I wasn’t expecting this.” Chloe-Rose is now going to Leeds University to study Geography and will one day hope to become a Town Planner. When asked what she would change about Milton Keynes she said ‘nothing, it’s wonderful.’

Raqim Akhtar will be studying Natural Sciences at University College London after achieving an A star in Maths and two As in Biology and Chemistry.

He said: “I’m really happy I got the grades I needed to get into university. I want to go into research but at university things can change you just need to be ready for that.”

Mrs Parker said: “The results obtained by our students reflect their positive work ethic and talents. I am very proud of what our students have achieved. The vast majority of students will be taking up their university offers, including medicine, dentistry and law, and will be studying at a range of institutions including Oxford and the Russell Group of Universities. It has been an enjoyable day in school celebrating our students’ successes.”