Magnificent seven Grantham King’s School students bound for Oxford or Cambridge
The headmaster of King’s School has shone the spotlight on some of the Grantham school’s best performing students.
Their pupils have seen the grammar school achieve excellent results this year, with 68 per cent of students achieving A* to B grades, while 39 per cent gained A* to A grades.
Fifteen students achieved four grade As or more, while the hard work of 30 students saw them earn three A grades.
Headmaster Frank Hedley said: “These are outstanding results. I am immensely proud of the boys and their achievements.
“I wish them every success in the next phase of their career. Particular thanks go to teachers and parents for the support they have given the boys throughout their ‘A’ level studies.”
This year’s top achieving students are: John Bowskill - five A* and one A; Nathan Peters - five A*; Perry Gresham - four A* and one B; Connor Ratcliffe – four A* and one B; Cameron McIntosh – four A*; Jacob Morton – three A* and two A; Jack Harvey – three A* and one A; James Kearney – three A* and one A.
Seven students are bound for Oxford and Cambridge universities. John Bowskill, Nathan Clarke and Joe Kane will go to Cambridge to read Natural Sciences, Engineering and Land Economy respectively, while heading to Oxford are Matthew Barnfield (Computer Science), Oliver Cobb (Mathematics), Ross McIntyre (Physics) and Nathan Peters (Physics).
Matthew Bye and Jacob Morton both move on to study medicine at Aberdeen and Birmingham universities respectively.