Oxbridge Offers 2021

Seven Oxbridge offers for 2021

Date published: Fri 19 Feb 2021   Author: HLH   Category: Publicity   Share: Share on facebookShare on TwitterShare on MySpaceShare by Email

Seven Year 13 students have received conditional offers of places at Oxford and Cambridge Universities to start in October this year.

One offer is for Oxford University, whilst the six other offers are for Cambridge colleges.


Jenna Buller has an offer from Emmanuel College Cambridge to read Psychology & Behavioural Sciences, subject to getting A*, A, A in her A Levels.



Nathaniel Carn is heading St Catharine's Cambridge to study Law and also 
needs A*, A, A in his A Levels.




Jamie Dunne has an offer from Trinity Hall, Cambridge to read Modern & Medieval Languages and also needs A*, A, A in his A Levels.



 Abigail Grant, hopes to go to Downing College, Cambridge to read Psychology & Behavioural
 Sciences if she meets her offer of A*, A*, A.


Amy Raymond, is heading to Keeble College Oxford to read Law and needs A, A, A to take her place.





Sam Williams has an offer from Girton College Cambridge to read Computer Science. To take up his place he needs A*, A*, A.


Amelie Wilson is heading to Emmanuel, Cambridge to read Geography providing she gets A*, A, A in her A Levels.



The achievements of this talented group of students are not only academic: 

Nathaniel is Head Boy, and still finds time to contribute to School debating and run the TBSHS Law Society which is taking part in its inaugural Mock Bar Trial.

Jenna is part of the Senior Prefect Team and Sixth Form Student Council.  She has also undertaken additional duties, such as helping out with the recent induction of the new Yr 12 students. She combines all this with an NHS job (during Covid pandemic) and a six-year commitment to Scouting

Jamie has been busy establishing a Sixth Form German Debating Club and has entered a number of language-related external programmes and competitions. Jamie has played first team football and has represented TBSHS in multiple sports over the years.

Abigail was elected as Head Girl of her previous school in Year 11 and subsequently became Head of TBSHS School Council. By participating in a paired numeracy programme, she has provided invaluable support to a Year 7 mentee. Currently, she is training for a 10k run to raise money for Myeloma UK, having previously completed several charity runs and been proud to raise a lot of money for Edies Butterfly Appeal.

Amy is a Senior Prefect and involved with Mitre Fundraising, Debating, TBSHS Law Society and the Mock Bar Trials. She also volunteers at a local music club and is involved in her local Scout group.

Sam is also a Senior Prefect and involved in Paired Numeracy helping younger students. Outside School, he found the time to become a Grade 8 Drum player and is an Explorer Scout.

Amelie is a Senior Prefect (Mitre Fund raising), involved in Paired Reading, TBSHS Law Society and Mock Bar Trials as well as Musical Theatre and Harlow Steel Band outside School.

Fiona Price, TBSHS Oxbridge Co-ordinator, commented, “Seven Oxbridge offers in one year is a record for TBSHS and we are particularly proud of the achievements of these students who have worked exceptionally hard to gain these offers through the most difficult of circumstances.  Despite extensive school closures, remote learning and contending with virtual interviews, they have managed to impress Admissions Tutors with their potential. They have made full use of the all the support offered by our staff and also exploited numerous enrichment opportunities, many virtual, to develop their academic ability, such as involvement with societies, external speakers, summer schools, and wider reading.  We know they will continue to work hard to achieve the grades that they need to confirm their places.”

Rob Stark, Head of Sixth Form said, "We are absolutely thrilled to have seven students receive conditional offers for Oxbridge. These conditional offers are a real testament to their immense commitment to academic excellence and alongside their teachers, I know they will work tirelessly to achieve the grades required. Even in these challenging times, we pride ourselves on delivering an outstanding all-round education, combining the importance of academic rigour with extensive opportunities outside the classroom, and it is wonderful to see seven fantastically talented and hardworking individuals thrive in this environment. This update is a fantastic boost for all involved and I am immensely proud of the efforts of our teachers, students and tutors. In addition to these individual highlights, we are delighted that so many of our students are receiving offers from such competitive universities, many of which are ranked in the Top 10 Universities List.”