A-LEVEL RESULTS: East Northamptonshire College

Students and staff from East Northamptonshire College are celebrating an outstanding year of A-level results.

Pupils from The Ferrers School, Huxlow Science College, Manor School and Rushden Community College, which make up the college consortium, are delighted with their results, with almost all gaining their first choice university places.

Nicole Downes, Amee Jefferson, Annabel Rice, Cristina O'Sullivan, Rachel Wrisdale, Chris Seale and Elliot Ames

Nicole Downes, Amee Jefferson, Annabel Rice, Cristina O'Sullivan, Rachel Wrisdale, Chris Seale and Elliot Ames

Jake Nunley from Manor School achieved four A* grades and will be taking his place at Cambridge University to study geography.

Cristina O’Sullivan from The Ferrers School achieved three A* and two A grades, and has achieved a place at Cambridge to study modern and medieval languages.

At Huxlow, Helen Kelby achieved three As and is off to Cardiff to study English literature and music, while Nicole Downes got two A* and two A grades so will be going to the University of Surrey to study biological sciences.

April Limbert achieved two As and two Bs and is off to study psychology at Leicester while Elliot Ames achieved two A* grades and one B as well as a distiction* in BTEC level 3. He will go on to study for a degree in history.

Pride of place at Rushden Community College goes to Annabel Rice with two As and a B and Stephen Edmundson, who got an A, two Bs, a C and a D – both achieved places at their first choice universities, Surrey and Leicester. Annabel will study biological sciences and Stephen will study physics.

Mick Malton, headteacher at Huxlow Science College, speaking on behalf of the headteachers from the four schools, said: “We are very proud of the success of every student in East Northamptonshire College.

“These are the just rewards for their hard work and talent.

“We wish them all well in the future in their university studies or in the world of employment.”