A grades aplenty at Northampton School for Boys

Northampton School for Boys has been celebrating another bumper set of sixth form results with 20 students gaining three or more As.

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 11:42 am
Updated Thursday, 18th August 2016, 2:15 pm
A Level Results - Northampton School for Boys Front L-R Bryony Hallett, Rebecca Leadbeater and Matthew Darlington Back L-R Jacob Killeya, Amy Kempa and Alex Bird NNL-160818-114227009

Headmaster Richard Bernard, also said there had been “record breaking” results in the school’s year 12 AS grades.

In year 13, 20 students achieved an A or A* grade average over at least three subjects.

Assistant head and sixth form director Deirdre Kennedy, said: “Once again our extensive advice and guidance programme is paying dividends.

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Mubarak Osman, pictured here with headmaster Richard Bernard got three A* grades in biology, chemistry and maths at Northampton School for Boys. Mubarak is now applying to study medicine.

“Over 135 Year 13 students received university offers – over 50 per cent of which to the very best ‘Russell Group’ universities including

Oxbridge - and all but a handful have been accepted at their university of choice.

“Those who just missed by a grade or two are now in ‘clearing’ and will get a place in the coming days.

“Our students work so hard and I am truly delighted for them.”

Mubarak Osman, pictured here with headmaster Richard Bernard got three A* grades in biology, chemistry and maths at Northampton School for Boys. Mubarak is now applying to study medicine.

Mr Bernard added many pupils had also gained accolades outside of the exam hall by gaining “national acclaim” in music, dance, drama and sport.

“Overall the Year 13 cohort embraced what the school had to offer and I wish all of our leavers the very best of luck in their future,” he added.

Stand out Year 13 performers included Mubarek Osman and Emma Walker, who got three A* grades.

Zoe Allen took home two A* and two A grades and will go to the University of Cambridge to study maths.