Sixth form high flyers in Wisbech

15:23 13 January 2014

Wisech Grammar students offered places at Cambridge University

Wisech Grammar students offered places at Cambridge University

Archant

Two high-flying sixth form students at Wisbech Grammar School have beaten stiff competition to win offers of places at Cambridge University.

Holly Young, 17, of King’s Lynn, has an offer to read medicine at Newnham College on the condition that she achieves the required A Level grades in the summer.

A senior prefect at the school, she serves on the school’s Caritas charity committee and carries out voluntary work in the community.

Michael Tigchelaar, 17, from King’s Lynn, is set to read maths at Magdalene College, provided he gains the required grades in June.

The captain of the school’s basketball team, he is also an active member of the philosophy club.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 15:47
Emergency crews diverting traffic at the scene of the collision.

The driver of a truck managed to scramble free after it entered the Sixteen Foot Bank, near Christchurch, this morning.

Yesterday, 15:22
A hare at WWT Welney Wetland Centre. Picture: Adam Finch.

Volunteers and staff at the WWT Welney Wetland Centre have captured the spectacular Ouse Washes Landscape, and the fascinating creatures which inhabit it, in a series of short films.

Yesterday, 13:53
Barnardo's store open in March

Shoppers queued round the block to find a bargain at the new Barnardo’s community store which opened in March.

Yesterday, 12:44
Building society manager David Boyce presents Billy Lee with the cheque, watched by colleagues.

Staff at a building society have done their bit to help Billy Lee’s bid to get back on his own two feet.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition today E-edition