Talia Barnett is celebrating after securing her place to study philosophy at University of Cambridge after receiving a fantastic set of A-level results today (Thursday, August 18), including two A*s and an A. Talia, from Weetwood, is among a number of Jewish students at The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) to receive their results today.
Avital Baskind, Molly Gray and Katie Goldberg also all achieved two A*s and an A, whilst Charlotte Ambler of Moortown gained two A*s and two As. Avital and Molly, from Alwoodley, will both be studying medicine and surgery at Lancaster University, and Katie with be heading to the University of Birmingham to study psychology. Charlotte has chosen to study law and politics at the University of Edinburgh
Also celebrating is Charlie Wagman, from Moortown, who notched up an A* in sociology and As in geography and government and politics. He plans to study international relations at the University of Birmingham.
More than 80 (40 per cent) of students at GSAL achieved the top grades of three As or more, with nine students gaining 4 A*s and a further 19 achieving at least three A*s.
· 26 per cent were passes at A*
· 59 per cent of grades were at A*and A
· 83 per cent of grades were at A*-B
Sue Woodroofe, Principal of The Grammar School at Leeds said: “I’m delighted that our sixth formers have been able to conclude their schooling on a high with these wonderful results. Through lockdowns and disruption to learning, they have grown in confidence and resilience. They thoroughly deserve this moment and are well prepared for the next chapter in their lives.”