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Class of 2016

Congratulations Class of 2016

Celebration Time
Celebration Time


Recently hatched, but now fully-fledged, New Hallians celebrate their excellent A Level results with a record 81% achieving A*- B grade and 94% A*- C. The majority have gained a place to study at their first choice university, including Oxbridge successes in highly competitive courses.


Courtney Sanders (School Prefect) gained one A* and three A grades and will read Law at the University of Oxford.  Abigail Wells achieved three A* and two A grades and will read Human, Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cambridge.  Top performer, Matthew Gorton, achieved four A* grades and one A grade and will be reading Physics at the University of Lancaster.  Will Ma achieved three A* grades and one A grade and will be reading Physics with Theoretical Physics at Imperial College, London.

Outgoing Head Boy Henry Baird and Head Girl Lucy Cracknell both celebrated excellent results. Henry a dyed-in-the-wool New Hallian, having been here since prep, achieved 1 A* and 3 A grades whilst simultaneously captaining the First XV (no mean feat!) is heading for Durham to read Classics with Lucy securing her place for Dentistry at King’s College, London having achieved 2 A's and a B.

Other high performers were: Gemma Cotton (2A*s A) Jacob Tan (2A*s, A); Mia Chen (2A*s, A, 2Bs); Joanna Pan (2A*s, A, B, C); Madelaine Twaite (2A*s, A); Katherine Streatfield (A*, 3As); Felicity Allen (A*, 2As, B); Hugo Tai (A*, 2As, B); Caroline Buckley (A*,  2As); Zainab Oladipo (A*, 2As); Laura Weller (A*, 2As); Zoe Williams (3As, B); Charlie Treacher (3As, C); Louise Abraham (3As, B); and Molly James (3As, B).

Principal, Katherine Jeffrey, said “We are incredibly proud of all our students’ successes and it is wonderful to see their excitement today after all their hard work.  We are delighted to hear that so many students have secured places at their first choice universities, to read competitive subjects such as Law, Dentistry and Engineering.  We are pleased to see notable success in STEM-related subjects and so many students securing places for medical, science and mathematics based degrees. It is also a tremendous achievement to see so many New Hall students scoring 100% in A Level modules, which we believe is testament to their hard work and the high quality of teaching.”

Head of Sixth Form, James Alderson, said: “I am delighted to be able to celebrate with our students today. The impressive results achieved are a great reward for the hard work of all students.  We wish them every success in their continued studies and future careers.”

Fantastic set of results New Hallians. We look forward to welcoming you up the Avenue again very soon.


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