Wisbech Grammar School enjoys best ever A Level performance

WISBECH Grammar School is celebrating its “finest ever performance at A Level”.

High flyers achieved 17 new A* grades as the North Brink school notched up a 73 per cent A*-B pass rate on a record-breaking results day - three per cent up on last year.

Among the 12 students to bag the top grade were Rosie Tasker, 18, of West Acre, who got not just one A* but three in maths, economics and geography, as well as an A in further maths.

Matthew Anderson also earned himself two A* grades in French and business studies as well as an A in Spanish, whereas Alice Thorpe got two A* grades in French and English literature. She also got an A in German.

In the lower sixth, the pick of the bunch included 17-year-old Tim Harrington, of Walpole St Andrew, who got straight As in chemistry, physics, biology and maths, and Dominic Rusman, 17, from King’s Lynn, who got three As in chemistry, maths and economics as well as a B in history.


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Jack Hastings also got straight As in biology, physics, maths and design and technology as well as Matthew Evans, whose top grades came in chemistry, physics, maths and economics.

Headmaster Nicholas Hammond said: “Our sixth formers have performed brilliantly in their A Levels this year. Their grades reflect an enormous amount of hard work over their two years in the sixth form.

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“As a school we are delighted that our commitment to small class sizes and the dedication of our staff has been recognised by the exam boards with the school’s finest ever performance at A Level.

“This year’s upper sixth formers have been a great group of students to work with both in and out of the classroom and they have a bright future ahead of them.”

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