SEAFORD College A level pupils are celebrating after high grades today (Thursday, August 13) landed them their first choice places at top universities.
Jack Shaw-Pethers, from Haslemere, has achieved three As and is heading to Exeter University to read biological sciences, and Ollie Lawes scored three As and has been accepted to Exeter University to read Physics and Astrophysics.
Chloe Gooding from Chichester achieved A* A and B. Callum Syrett, from Loxwood, is heading to Exeter University to read history having gained three As.
Hugo Bell will also read biology at Exeter University having achieved two As and a B.
James Smith, from Petworth, will read geography at Newcastle University having gained two As and a B, and Lucas Thornley, from Graffham, also gained two As and a B and will read history at Leeds University.
Gabrielle Monks achieved an A* in 3D Design - with two modules marked at 100 per cent, an A and a C and has won a place on an art foundation course at The Falmouth School of Art.
Headmaster John Green, who took up the post two years ago, said: “We are delighted to have maintained our number of A* grades achieved in last year’s exams, and the A*-C pass rate at close to 75 per cent continues to reinforce our proud academic record.
“Considering the undoubted increase in academic rigour from the examination boards the results this year are particularly pleasing.
John added: “at Seaford we look after our students and inspire personal ambition and success so that personal bests are achieved inside and outside the classroom. This is why I love Seaford - because our flight path is unique.”
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