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, 21:49
Wisbech Rose Fair, 2015. Trevor Wright with the white swan display  in St Peter and St Paul Church.

Wisbech Rose Fair, one of the highlights of the year, has got off to a glorious start.

Yesterday, 12:06
Marshland High School, West Walton

A group of Fenland school students returned home late last night after being trapped in France for an extra 24 hours following a strike by French ferry workers which closed the port of Calais.

Yesterday, 15:55
Flooded Showfields.

Pressure is mounting for a Fenland planning meeting set to discuss controversial housing plans for a Whittlesey flood plain to be held in the town.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

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