Fearnhill: A record breaking year

STUDENTS from Fearnhill School, Letchworth, have achieved a staggering 99 per cent pass rate in the A-level exams.

As well as achieving an increase in the number of students achieving A and B grades to 43 per cent.

Five students received straight A grades including:

Matthew McCloskey who gained 4 straight A grades in Biology, Chemistry, History and Maths. He will now be going to study Medicine at Birmingham University.

Lucy Dollman, who is currently performing at the Edinburgh Fringe, achieved the two new A* grades in Drama and History, and an A in English.

She has secured her place at Nottingham University to study English and Creative writing.

Head Boy, Satjivan Aujla was thrilled with his A* in History and his two A grades in Mathematics and English.

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He will now be studying Law at University College London.

James Hawkes secured three A grades in Business, History and Sociology.

He will now be going to Buckingham University to study Accountancy.

Carissa Morgan also achieved three A grades in Business Studies and Information Technology, she is still to decide what her next step will be.

Jed Whelan, head teacher at Fearnhill, said: “A record breaking year.

“All the hardwork and effort put in by students, staff and parents has been recognised in the impressive pass rate of 99%.”

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