Top Results and Top Universities
Thursday 15th August 2013
Four Sixth Form students, Bijun Tang, Buki Sule, Eleanor Walder and Tabitha Jones, have successfully secured places at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, achieving 11 A* and 5 A grades between them! Alongside Head Girl, Tabitha Jones, who is off to Oxford University to study Materials Science, Deputy Head Girl Buki Sule, 18, from Maidenhead, will read Geography and 18 year old Eleanor from Reading, will study Medicine and Bijun Tang, 18, from China, will study Natural Science and Biochemistry at Cambridge. Upon receiving her results, 18 year old, Buki said,
“I was so excited to open my results this morning and I’m over the moon that I’ve received an A* and 2 As. I’m really looking forward to studying Geography at Cambridge University and enjoying plenty of new experiences.”
English at Exeter University beckons for Queen Anne’s student
18 year old Charlotte Gibbon from Henley-on-Thames, is celebrating after achieving 3 A*s in English Literature, Mathematics and Physical Education in her A Level results. Charlotte, who was awarded the English prize at Speech Day, will read English at Exeter University. An emotional Charlotte said,
“I’m exhausted but really happy to receive my grades as it feels like a massive weight has been lifted off my shoulders! I still can’t quite believe that I’ve achieved 3 A*s and I can’t wait to celebrate and to start university life.”
Medicine course beckons for Navdeep
18 year old Navdeep Jabble, from Maidenhead, is off to study Medicine at Nottingham University after receiving top grades in her A Levels. Navdeep achieved an A* in Chemistry and A grades in Biology, Mathematics and Physics. Navdeep said,
“I am thrilled with my results and cannot wait to start university in September.”
Also celebrating fantastic A Levels results this year are:
Amy Abbott, 18, from Westhumble, Surrey, who will read History at Manchester University after achieving A*s in History and English Literature, A grades in French and C in Chemistry.
18 year old Hayley Broome from Maidenhead, who has secured 2 A*s in History and Economics and an A grade in English Literature. Hayley is going to study Law at Nottingham University. Hayley, who plans to be a Barrister, said,
“I’m so pleased that I got the results that I wanted and that I have secured my place at Nottingham University. Even though I’m sad to leave Queen Anne’s, my younger sister still attends the school so I now have an excuse to come back and visit.”
Katie Belcher, 18, from Henley-on-Thames, has secured her place at St Andrew’s University to study Geography after receiving an A* in Economics, an A in Geography and a B in English Literature. After picking up her results, Katie said,
“It was such a relief to know that I had secured my place at St Andrew’s University, I’m now looking forward to a week’s holiday in the South of France to celebrate my grades.”
Art student Hannah Marshall, 18, from Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire, plans to study Art at Oxford Brookes after gaining 2 A* grades in Art and English Literature and a B grade in Biology.
Yasmin Denehy, 18, from Lower Shiplake, Oxfordshire, is off to study Geography at Bristol. Yasmin received an A* in Biology and A grades in Geography and Chemistry.
17 year old Georgina Thomas, from Henley-on Thames, will study Earth Sciences/Geology at Durham University. Georgina achieved an A* in Chemistry and A grades in Biology and Physics.
50% of A Level grades were A* or A. Straight A*/A grades were achieved by 24% of girls and over a third of students studying Chemistry or Mathematics achieved the top starred grade.
Mrs Julia Harrington, Headmistress, said:
‘I am delighted with the outstanding A Level results achieved today by our girls. 50% of grades were A* or A, a true reflection of the girls’ hard work and commitment to their studies. Almost 1 in 3 girls achieved three or more top grades of A* and A and as a result have successfully secured places to study at top universities including Materials Science at Oxford; Medicine and Geography at Cambridge; Clinical Psychology and Law at Exeter; Aerospace Engineering at Imperial and Earth Sciences at Durham.’
The breakdown of Queen Anne’s School A Level results is as follows:
A*- A 50%
A*- B 75%
A* – C 90%
A* – E 99.5%