A-levels: East Northamptonshire College (Ferrers, Huxlow and Rushden Academy)

Students and staff are celebrating more Cambridge success for the East Northamptonshire College as pupils celebrate outstanding A-level results.

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 11:56 am
Updated Thursday, 18th August 2016, 1:00 pm
East Northamptonshire College students celebrating their results

The Ferrers School, Huxlow Science College and Rushden Academy are once again celebrating outstanding A-level results.

Jonathan Giles, Headteacher at The Ferrers School, speaking on behalf of all three headteachers, said he is delighted that the hard work of students and staff had been rewarded with such excellent results.

He said: “We celebrate the achievements of all our students, and are delighted that all those seeking places at university have been successful, the overwhelming majority at their first choice destination.

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“Our A-level pass rate is the highest we have ever achieved and we are particularly proud that we have secured an increased proportion of the very top A* and A grades.”

Students from the East Northamptonshire College have, once again, secured places at the country’s top universities, including Ben Tatman and Sophie Brawn who have both been awarded places at Cambridge.

Individuals who have excelled include: Ben Tatman from The Ferrers School secured his place at Cambridge University to read natural sciences with A* (maths) A* (further maths) A* (chemistry) A (biology) A (physics) and A (general studies).

Jack Terry from Huxlow Science College gained A* in physics, A* (mathematics) A* (further maths) A* (chemistry) and A* (biology) and will be going to Nottingham to study chemistry with a year in industry.

Sophie Brawn from Rushden Academy who was awarded A* (maths) A* (further maths) B (physics) B (chemistry) and will be studying mathematics at Cambridge University.

In addition, Ferrers School students Ellie Nelson-Coles gained A* (maths) A (further maths) A (physics) B (French) C (general studies) and goes to Bristol University to study engineering design; Amy Wrisdale A (maths) A (biology) A (chemistry) C (geography) C (general studies) will go to Leicester University to read geology; Luke Sanford A* (maths) A (further maths) A (physics) C (general studies) is going to Southampton University to study electrical engineering.

Other Huxlow Science College student success includes Rosemary Osborne who achieved A* chemistry, A maths, A physics and has deferred her entry to Warwick to study chemistry; Sara McGuire who achieved B (English language) A (History), B (psychology) and is going to York to study psychology; Michaela O’Callaghan who achieved B (vhemistry) A* (English literature) A* (History) and is going to study English at Birmingham.

Rushden Academy student James Crozier achieved A* (geography) A* (law) B (applied science) is going to Manchester University to study international disaster management.

Chloe Griffiths is going to Oxford Brookes University to study law, achieving A (English lang lit) B (law) B (sociology) B (extended project); Warren Sauterelle achieved A (drama) A (law) and BTEC Distinction stars in performing arts has found out today that he has been awarded one of the few full bursary places at the outstanding Arts Educational School in Chiswick to study acting.

Consortium students achieved some outstanding BTEC results and a record number of students were awarded grades at the highest possible level - triple distinction star.

These included Kali Bishop in health and care, Saffron Jarvis, Kieran Burge, Jake Butlin, Bayes Day, Ryan Parker and Jessica Fargher in sport and Lucy Jamieson in performing arts.