Oxbridge success for seven Hockerill Anglo-European College students
Hockerill Anglo-European College in Bishop’s Stortford is celebrating a record number of seven offers to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities.
Oxford has offered places to Emma Giesen to read law at Christ Church; Ruskin Harding and Gareth James to read Oriental studies, in Japanese and Chinese respectively, at St John’s; and Katherine Lewington to read music at Hertford College.
Cambridge has made offers to Jamie Atkinson to read history at Clare, Michele Del Carretto to read archaeology at Christ's and Martha Hoult to read law at Jesus.
The Dunmow Road secondary’s Oxbridge co-ordinator, Dr Genevieve Millard, said: “It has been an absolute joy to support all of the students who applied this year. They are an exceptionally talented and intellectually curious cohort who have been involved with every aspect of college life.”
Principal Richard Markham added: “The students have all worked exceptionally hard to secure these offers and I'm delighted for them. It is also heartening to see that there is a growing recognition of the qualities of International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme students at the UK’s top universities.”
The International Baccalaureate is an alternative to A Levels recognised across the world.