Wisbech Grammar School pupils achieve top-class set of A-level exam results

From left: Andy Turner, Chris Turner, Zoe Olive, Georgia-Mari Spencer and Elisha Young.

From left: Andy Turner, Chris Turner, Zoe Olive, Georgia-Mari Spencer and Elisha Young. - Credit: Archant

Students at Wisbech Grammar School have today been celebrating an outstanding set of A-level exam results.

From left: Andy Turner, Ian Gitonga and Chris Turner.

From left: Andy Turner, Ian Gitonga and Chris Turner. - Credit: Archant

The School’s upper sixth formers achieved a 100 per cent pass rate, with more than a third of pupils gaining the top grades A*-A and more than 90 per cent of passes being A*-C grades, an improvement on last year.

Andy Turner has won a place at Cambridge after achieving A* grades in all four of his subjects. He will now study natural sciences at Sidney Sussex College.

Other notable performances were those of Ian Gitonga and Claire Billingham. Ian achieved three A* grades and one A grade and will be studying physics at Warwick University, while Claire achieved one A* and three A grades and will study veterinary science at Glasgow University.

Headmaster Chris Staley, said: “I am really very proud of the pupils today with so many achieving the grades they required to go onto university.

Twin brothers Andy and Chris Turner. Andy achieved 4A* grades and Chris achieved 3 A grades.

Twin brothers Andy and Chris Turner. Andy achieved 4A* grades and Chris achieved 3 A grades. - Credit: Archant


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“With over 90 per cent of pupils being accepted by their first choice university, a huge ‘well done’ goes to all the pupils for their hard work over the last year.

“Lastly I would also like to thank the staff whose dedication, outstanding teaching and support has ensured this year group have achieved their goals.”

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