Ferrers Huxlow and Rushden students celebrate outstanding A Level achievement

Despite the dramatic changes in A levels this year, Ferrers Huxlow and Rushden students from The East Northamptonshire College are once again celebrating an outstanding set of A Level results. Amongst the stand out achievements were Rushden Academy student Zachary Spavins Hicks who achieved two A*s in maths and further maths and two A grades in English and geography. Zach will take up his place to read Geography at St Catherine’s College Oxford in October.  

Amongst the other high fliers from Rushden were Nam Ta who achieved three As and is going to study Computer Science at King’s College London and Luke Russell who achieved one A* and 2 As and is going to study medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry at Loughborough. Victoria Watts gained an A* A and a B and is off to Nottingham University.

BTEC results were equally as impressive with a high percentage of students achieving the highest Distinction * grade, which is equivalent to an A* at A level.
Molly McElligot achieved Di*Di* in BTEC performing arts, with an A* in A level psychology and an A in philospohy and ethics , Caitlin Everson and Ryan McDonald gained a Di*Di*Di* in sport and Amy Tuttle and Angela Broderick Di*Di*Di* in health and social care. BTEC performing arts results were also outstanding with Rushden students Ben Strong, Megan Howland and Owen Gordon all achieving Di*Di*Di*.

Elaine Brooker, Director of the East Northamptonshire College said

‘the achievements of these students are stunning. Staff and students from across the three schools have worked so hard to achieve such outstanding results and all that hard work has paid off. We are massively proud of them. We are delighted that all those seeking university places have been successful, the overwhelming majority at their first choice destination. We wish them all continued success in the future”

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