A Levels: The Highfield School & Fearnhill School, Letchworth GC

Star pupils at The Highfield School were Emma Wilsher, who notched up three A grades and a B grade and Sean Rynell and Graham Newton, who both managed to get three A grades. Emma is off to Durham University to read natural sciences, Sean will go to Edmund

Star pupils at The Highfield School were Emma Wilsher, who notched up three A grades and a B grade and Sean Rynell and Graham Newton, who both managed to get three A grades.

Emma is off to Durham University to read natural sciences, Sean will go to Edmund Hall College, Oxford to read law and Graham to Birmingham University to do mechanical engineering.

At Fearnhill School, Harriet Waghorn obtained one A grade and two B grades.

She said: "I expected to get ABC but to get a scholarship at my uni I needed ABB so it's good."


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Harriet will now go to Roehampton University to study dance.

Fellow Fearnhill student William Butler will be heading off to Sheffield University to read English literature after he secured three B Grades.

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Charles Witherick from the school also gained three B grades and will go to Reading University to read natural sciences.

The Highfield School and Fearnhill School operate in a consortium and the two heads of sixth form Christopher Lewis (The Highfield) and Ashley Catlin (Fearnhill) issued a joint statement, saying: "It is always a delight to acknowledge and join in the success and achievements of our students.

"They have all worked hard at their studies this year and have made additional contribution to the success of our consortium. We wish all of them well for their next move.

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