Oxbridge: the Magnificent Seven……..Teen!
<p style=”text-align: justify;”>Seventeen of our sixth formers have been celebrating the good news that they have been successful in their applications to Oxford and Cambridge universities this year.</p> <p style=”text-align: justify;”>Subject to grades, six of them will be heading along the M40 to the gleaming spires of Oxford, while eleven of them will be heading up the M11 to the ivory towers of Cambridge. The successes cover twelve different subjects and fifteen different colleges. Oxford-bound are: Genevieve Carnell (History, St. Hugh’s), Kim Grave (Geography, St Catherine’s), Tom Heaps (History, St Catherine’s), Oliver Sadik (Economics, Brasenose), Saranja Sivachelvam (Chemistry, St Anne’s), Daniel Willoughby (Engineering, Worcester). Meanwhile, those set for Cambridge are: Sam Agbamu (Classics, Corpus Christi), Stefan Babic (Archaeology & Anthropology, Homerton), Liam Flynn (Medicine, Christ’s), Ayako Henson (Geography, Fitzwilliam), Arun Kirupakaran (Medicine, Robinson), Luca Mariano (Mathematics, Queens’), Upen Patel (Economics, Selwyn), Rioghnach Sachs (Classics, Corpus Christi ), Amar Sood (Computer Science, Trinity), Josh Strycharczyk (Vet Science, St Catherines) and Neha Vaidya (Natural Sciences, King’s). The total of seventeen pupils represents a 70% increase in the number of Oxbridge success stories from 2010.</p> <p style=”text-align: justify;”>Many congratulations to all these pupils on their achievements and thanks to all members of teaching staff for their encouragement and assistance.</p> <p style=”text-align: justify;”>Head, Mary Ireland, said, “We are delighted that the hard work and dedication that these students have shown over a number of years has been so richly rewarded and we wish them the very best in the pursuit of their studies.”</p> <p style=”text-align: center;”><img style=”vertical-align: bottom;” src=”images/stories/u62010web.jpg” alt=”u62010web” width=”192″ height=”146″ /><img src=”images/stories/all2011v2web.jpg” alt=”all2011v2web” width=”194″ height=”146″ /><img src=”images/stories/hockey3web.jpg” alt=”hockey3web” width=”207″ height=”146″ /></p> <p style=”text-align: center;”> </p> <p style=”text-align: center;”> </p>