High School Students Celebrate A-Level Exam Success

Date published: Thu 15 Aug 2019   Author:    Category: News   Share: Share on facebookShare on TwitterShare on MySpaceShare by Email

Students at The Bishop’s Stortford High School were in high spirits today, as they collected their A-Level examination results. With large numbers of students picking up A and A* grades, the vast majority are now heading off to their first choice university destinations. Four students have gained a place at either Oxford or Cambridge University with another two going off to study medicine.

Dale Reeve, Headteacher, said “Huge congratulations to all those sixth formers who have done incredibly well and collected some breath-taking results this summer. There were so many outstanding individual performances, not just those gaining places on Oxbridge or Medicine courses, but so many others with fantastic results that are taking them to some of the very best universities around the country. My congratulations also go to those students embarking on apprenticeships or going straight into employment. They’ve worked so hard to gain such great results, showing excellent character and resilience along the way, and they’ve been incredibly well supported over the last two years by our superb staff, to whom I’m extremely grateful. We wish all those departing students the very best of luck and look forward to following their progress over the coming years.”


The following students all gained places at Oxford or Cambridge University:

Adam Hussain (A*A*A*A*) – Chemical Engineering at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge;

Max Hadley (A*A*A*B) – Physics & Philosophy at Balliol College, Oxford;

George Hobart (A*A*AA) – Physics & Philosophy, Brasenose College, Oxford;

Harry Rogers (A*A*AA) – Natural Sciences at St John’s College, Cambridge;

while Stephen Bates (A*A*A*) and Arushi Shukla (A*A*A) will be studying medicine at Cardiff and Queen Mary’s, London respectively.

The school’s other top performers included:

Isaac Mendel (A*A*A*A*)

Tommy Barrington (A*A*AA)

Joey Xiang (A*A*AB)

Joe Eringa (A*A*A)

Jake Twitchett (A*A*A)

Alex Beer (A*A*B)

Dan Beer (A*AAA)

Leah Bartram (A*AA)

Harry Burrows (A*AA)

Sam Holloway (A*AA)

James McIntyre (A*AA)

Rob Stark, Head of Sixth Form, added “It’s fantastic to see the results that our students have achieved. This is a year group who have worked hard and displayed great ambition to gain places at a range of outstanding institutions – English Lit at Warwick, Physics at Imperial College London, History at Exeter and International Relations at Nottingham. We also have students embarking on highly competitive apprenticeships in a range of industries. We are also extremely proud of their positive contribution to the school and our community. I’d like to congratulate them all and wish them every success with their future endeavours.”