Students secure places at some of the best seats of learning

Students secure places at some of the best seats of learning

14th August 2015


TOP scoring students are rejoicing after proving to be star performers.

Students from Carmel College, Darlington, will embark on the next stage of their education at some of the best seats of learning in the country including Cambridge University, Imperial College, London and other Russell Group universities.

Off to study medicine at Newcastle University Emma Morrison received three A*s in biology, chemistry and maths. 

She said: “It will be a lot of hard work, another five years, but I am excited to go and start the course.”

Catherine Lavender gained an A* in Geography and As in maths and history. She will read philosophy, economics and politics at Oxford University. 

She said: “I couldn’t have got through it without my form tutor. I am so happy.”

James Swainston, who started Carmel at 6th Form, was also flying high after achieving three A*s in maths, physics and electronics. 

James will study mechanical engineering at Imperial College. He said: “I can’t wait to be in London and enjoying student life.”

Nicholas Richmond, along with Amelia Hughes and Harriet Adamson all achieved A* in geography.

Chief executive and principal Maura Regan said: “It’s been a great morning. A Levels are tough and our students have all worked hard and deserve their success. We are thrilled.”

Head of School Mike Shorten added “With 60 per cent getting the A*-B benchmark and nearly all students getting into their university of choice, this has been one of the highest performing years of A level students Carmel has seen.”

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