A level results news – twin success & a global flavour
Amnesty Curriculum Inspires Alice To Study International Relations
Alice Elliott from girls’ school The Mount in York is heading to Bath University after her 3 A*s and 1 A have secured her place to study International Relations. Her interest in international relations was inspired by her involvement in the Amnesty and PeaceJam groups at The Mount, which became the first school in England to introduce the International PeaceJam Foundation Ambassador’s Programme, designed by Nobel Peace Laureates.
Identical Results For Identical Twins
Twins at Moreton Hall school for girls, Alice and Julia Duncan, have achieved identical grades both at A Level and GCSE.
The pair achieved three A* grades two years after achieving 10 A* grades each in their GCSEs.
Alice intends to study Chemistry with Maths at UCL with her A Levels in Maths, Chemistry and Art & Design. Twin sister Julia plans to study Combined Honours in Economics and Chinese at Edinburgh after taking Maths, Biology and Art & Design A Levels.
Sophie To Go Global After Race To Get Results
Sophie Hetherton from girls’ school The Mount in York will spend her gap year becoming the youngest ever female participant in the world’s largest race when she joins the crew on the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Sophie will embark from London on 1 September 2013, completing all legs of the global race, returning in July 2014 when her A and two B grades at A Level will enable her to study History of Art at the University of York.