A YORK secondary faculty is celebrating a “record-breaking 12 months” after ten of its college students obtained gives to review at Oxford and Cambridge.
In every of the final 9 years, All Saints RC Faculty has had at the least 5 college students safe gives for the UK’s most prestigious universities.
However this 12 months is the college’s most profitable but when it comes to the variety of college students receiving Oxbridge gives.
Head instructor Sharon Keelan Beardsley mentioned: “These excessive reaching college students are a credit score to themselves, their households and the college group.”
The scholars holding gives from Oxford are Benedict Harter-Jones (St Hilda’s, historical past), Joe Hickey (Somerville, classics), Nathan Chatakondu (Keble, PPE), Cormac Malone (Mansfield, historical past), Caitlin Campbell (Somerville, classical archaeology & historical historical past), Hannah Nightingale (Woman Margaret Corridor, theology & faith).
These holding gives from Cambridge are Christopher Spain (St Johns, classics), Amber Taylor (Sydney Sussex, philosophy), Maya Birch (Jesus, MML) and Lauren McStravick (Johns, English Lit).
Paul Stavridis, head of sixth type, is delighted and happy with the 12 months. He commented: “This was a record-breaking 12 months.
“The candidates have been supported by a complete preparation programme however the laborious work and endeavour of the scholars couldn’t be underestimated.
“I’m immensely happy with all of the candidates who will showcase their undoubted abilities not solely at Oxbridge however at universities all through the UK that shall be fortunate to have them.”
Final 12 months, the college had 5 profitable Oxbridge functions.
Tom Sales space received a spot at Churchill School, Cambridge, to review human, social and political sciences, whereas Rose Sargeant was supplied a spot at Cambridge to review legislation at King’s School.
Three college students obtained gives for Oxford College – Tom Lewis to learn philosophy, politics and economics at Trinity School, Eleanor March to learn physics with philosophy at Balliol School and Josie Osborne to learn geography at Regent’s Park School.
All Saints RC Faculty, which is positioned on a cut up website at Mill Mount and Nunnery Lane, was rated as ‘excellent’ for total effectiveness by Ofsted when it was final inspected in June 2016.
It was additionally rated as excellent in every of the 5 sub-categories – ‘effectiveness of management and administration,’ ‘high quality of instructing, studying and evaluation,’ ‘private growth, behaviour and welfare,’ ‘outcomes for pupils’ and ‘16 to 19 examine