FIVE King’s Ely students discovered that they have received offers from Oxford and Cambridge Universities this week.

From Oxford, Rosamond van Wingerden has been offered an unconditional place to read Classics and Oriental Studies at Oriel, and Thomas Bruce has received an offer from Keble to read Computer Science.

From Cambridge, Phoebe Ryan has secured an offer from Murray Edwards to read Theology, Philosophy and RS, and has also received an unconditional place from the New College of Humanities in London, where she has been offered the prestigious Grayling Scholarship.

James Mitchell has been awarded an organ scholarship and a conditional place to study music at Girton, and Hongye Guo, originally from China, has secured a place at Queens’ to study Natural Sciences.

Director of Higher Education, Gill Smith, said: “I am delighted for our successful Oxbridge candidates who have done amazingly well and for our other Year 13 students who have received some excellent offers from other leading universities in the UK and internationally.”

Vice-Principal Academic, Jane Thomas, added: “These offers are testament to the hard work of the students and the dedication and passion of the teachers here at King’s.”

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