A Levels: Magnificent’ results for straight-A stars

THE hard work of teachers and pupils at Hinchingbrooke School in Huntingdon were rewarded with another year of good A-level results, despite a slight drop in the overall pass rate. This year, the school achieved a pass rate of 93.6 per cent in A-E grades

THE hard work of teachers and pupils at Hinchingbrooke School in Huntingdon were rewarded with another year of good A-level results, despite a slight drop in the overall pass rate.

This year, the school achieved a pass rate of 93.6 per cent in A-E grades compared to 95 per cent last year.

The A-C pass rate was 58.6 per cent.

Four A grade students at Hinchingbrooke secured places at Oxford University and another three are set to study medicine at other universities in the UK.

One of the school's top performers was Elianna Tacconi who achieved three A grades and is going to study biological sciences at St John's College, Oxford.

Felicity White, Andrew Bullimore and Adrienne Joy have also been accepted into Oxford University while Iram Parwaiz, Any Hodgson and Tom Hixson will all go on to study medicine.

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Di Beddow, deputy headteacher, congratulated the students on their success and wished them the very best for the future.

She said: "What is so pleasing is that students gained these magnificent results whilst also contributing to community work, charity events and student parliament.