21 August 2017
Head, Gwen Byrom said: “This year, seeing the extensive reforms of the A level system, was always going to be a challenge for students and their teachers. I am delighted that LHS girls have again gone above and beyond to achieve an excellent set of results which have secured them first-rate university and work places. They and their families can be very proud of all they have achieved”
Livvy Tomkins gained a stunning set of results; three A*s in Economics, Mathematics and Chemistry and an A in her EPQ. Livvy has combined her studies throughout her school career, with a rigorous tennis training and competition schedule and has recently taken part in the Aegon British Tour. She has been awarded a tennis scholarship to Durham University and will be studying Economics.
Maddie Reed was delighted with her results after what has been a tough 18 months. Having been diagnosed with a heart condition prior to her 2016 A levels. Maddie re-took Year 13 and was dealt a second blow, when she was struck down with tonsillitis and glandular fever in the run up to her A levels this year. Despite this, her perseverance and determination has been rewarded with spectacular results, achieving three As and an A*, earning her place at Durham University to read Economics.
An emotional and happy Anna Rothberg and her mum, were ecstatic at her excellent achievement of 4 A*s in Physics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Chemistry. Anna’s hard work and determination has reaped its rewards; she will be studying Natural Sciences at Durham University.
There are exciting times ahead for the two Deputy Head Girls Olivia and Irina. Hockey player, Olivia Davidson, will be reading Law at the University of Exeter in the Autumn. Olivia was very pleased with her result of A*, A, A in Biology, Government and Politics and Chemistry. Irina Ferapontova will be studying Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge after her excellent success of 4A*s in Biology, Russian, Mathematics and Chemistry plus an A* in her EPQ which researched ‘biology markers in ageing’.
Elizabeth Bedwell was delighted at achieving 4A*s in Physics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Chemistry. Elizabeth is a busy student outside of school and alongside her studies, is the British Schools Orienteering Champion and took part in the World Schools event, she has also been a Scouts Young Leader and a violinist to grade 6! Elizabeth will be studying Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge.
Harriet Swift is delighted that her hard work has paid off, securing her a place at her first choice University; she will be studying English at the University of Nottingham.
Alika Dijkstra is thrilled to have gained her place to read Medicine at the University of Sheffield. Alika received an impressive set of results – 3 As in Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry.
Nandini Lad and her proud Mum are delighted that after all her hard work, Nandini has achieved an excellent set of results – three A*s in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry and B in her EPQ. Nandini is spending a year in industry and will be working in research at Proctor & Gamble, before studying Chemistry with Industrial Experience at the University of Birmingham in 2018.
Friends Nathalie Kerr, Eleanor Higton and Emily MacGregor celebrated their brilliant successes together. All three students achieved excellent grades and are going on to study their chosen courses. Nathalie will be studying Politics and International Relations after gaining A,A,A* and A* in her EPQ, Eleanor will be studying Dance at the Creative Academy in Slough and Emily, who achieved 3 A grades, will be studying Politics at the University of Manchester.