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Harpenden pupils celebrate A-level results success

PUBLISHED: 17:21 19 August 2019

Pupils at Roundwood Park in Harpenden celebrating their A-level results. From left to right: Bora Derin Bekat, Theo Thomas, Hugh O'Sullivan, Samuel Booth, Katie Ellins, Alex Mason, Charlotte Jones and Harry Morris. Picture: Roundwood Park School

Pupils at Roundwood Park in Harpenden celebrating their A-level results. From left to right: Bora Derin Bekat, Theo Thomas, Hugh O'Sullivan, Samuel Booth, Katie Ellins, Alex Mason, Charlotte Jones and Harry Morris. Picture: Roundwood Park School

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Sixth Form pupils from schools in Harpenden celebrated their success after A-level results day last week.

Pupils Amelia, Chloe, Lester and Ben from Sir John Lawes School in Harpenden celebrating their A-level results. Picture: Sir John Lawes SchoolPupils Amelia, Chloe, Lester and Ben from Sir John Lawes School in Harpenden celebrating their A-level results. Picture: Sir John Lawes School

Roundwood Park School had another year of A-level success, with many pupils moving on to great universities and exciting career prospects.

Pupil Bora Derin Bekat achieved two A*s and two As, and is off to Durham University to study physics and astronomy. Harry Morris, who received three A*s, is also off to Durham to study economics.

Charlotte Jones, who received one A* and two As, will study geography at Oxford, and Katie Ellins, who received a BTEC distinction, one A and one B, will study nursing at Nottingham.

Headteacher Alan Henshall said: "Results like these can only be achieved with a huge team effort.

"The greatest credit goes to the pupils, but they have been supported all the way by the staff of Roundwood Park and their parents. Congratulations to all of them."

Meanwhile, at Sir John Lawes School many pupils achieved multiple A* grades.

Lester Li, who received three A*s and one A, confirmed his place to study maths at Cambridge.

He said: "I am really excited about my future course and I'm very grateful for the support I received from my family and teachers to help me get these results."

Head of Sixth Form Cait Rickard said: "They've been a lovely year group who have given a great deal back to the school; it's really pleasing to see their hard work rewarded.

"We wish them every success as they move on to what I am sure will be very bright futures."

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