Dunmow, Clavering and Stansted students at Bishop’s Stortford College secure Oxbridge places
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Three students at Bishop’s Stortford College from Dunmow, Stansted and Clavering have secured Oxbridge places
Roseanna Cawthray Stern, from Dunmow, will read history at Merton College, Oxford, and has also been awarded a Choral Scholarship.
She will be joined at Oxford by Daniel Mahoney, of Clavering, who will also study history, but at Magdelen.
Melissa Craig was accepted on the human, social and political science course at St Catherine’s at Cambridge University.
The college had a 100 per cent pass rate in today’s results, with 57 per cent of students getting A* and A grades, and 82 per cent A* to B grades.
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Bishop’s Stortford College headmaster Jeremy Gladwin said: “I am extremely proud of the college’s 2015 A Level results; our pupils have risen to the challenge and achieved some outstanding grades. Once again 23 per cent of our pupils gained the top A* grade and 23 per cent achieving two A*s or more.
“Notable successes were art with 55 per cent, maths with 41 per cent and history with 38 per cent of pupils achieving A*.
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“Our pupils have triumphantly embraced the college’s all-round educational ethos by meeting a demanding academic curriculum alongside a busy extracurricular programme.
“My warmest congratulations to our upper sixth pupils for all their hard work. My thanks also go to the academic staff for their outstanding teaching and for supporting and encouraging them to realise their potential and build confidence for life.”