Secondary modern’s top achievers choose to stay

Secondary modern's top achievers choose to stay

The top two achievers at Amersham School in Buckinghamshire have decided to continue on to the school’s sixth-form.

Barney Robinson (pictured left) received the highest grades for the boys, with two A*s, two As, two Bs, a C, two grade 9s in maths and English literature, and a grade 8 in English language. He now plans to study law, psychology and history at A-level.

He said: “I am delighted with the results I have obtained and am so pleased to be staying on at Amersham School sixth-form. A very big thank you to all my teachers who have supported me.”

Horeb Chohan (pictured second from right) was the highest performing girl, achieving six A grades, a B, a distinction*, a grade 9 in English language, a grade 7 in English literature and a grade 8 in maths. She will go on to pursue A-levels in psychology, history and drama.

Headteacher, Sharon Jarrett praised the cohort, and said: “I am looking forward to welcoming them back in September to our flourishing sixth-form.”

“In a period of such change and adjustment in the new grading system, I am absolutely delighted with this superb set of GCSE and BTEC results from our excellent year 11 students.”