Standards high as Cottesloe pupils celebrate

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The Cottesloe School in Wing is celebrating another excellent set of A-level exam results with over 41% of all exam entries being passed with the higher A* - B grades.

This is the fourth consecutive year the school has shown an increase with the vast majority of students being accepted for their first choice university.

Headteacher Andy McBurnie said: “I am delighted to see the hard work and determination of our students being rewarded.

“Some of the results are exceptional and I wish all students the very best in their future studies.”

Students with notable success include:

> Georgina Piggott achieved 4 A grades and is spending a year with Project Trust, an educational charity, teaching English in China.

> James Cockbain achieved 3 A grades and a B and is going to study natural sciences at Durham University.

> Sophie Hunter achieved an A* 2 As and a B and has also been accepted to Durham University to study Law.

> Serena Lander achieved 2 A*’s, 2As and a B and will be attending Bristol University to study Philosophy.

> Theodora Kosanovic achieved 2A*s, an A and a B grade and will be attending Goldsmiths University in London to study English.

Mr McBurnie added: “I am extremely proud of the achievements made and would like to thank all the staff for their commitment and professionalism in supporting the students in their academic studies.

“I am delighted by the tremendous performance of students in Art, Chemistry, English Literature and Sociology.”