Many congratulations to the Reigate College students who have been offered places at Oxford or Cambridge this year.
Kyra Webb has been offered a place at St Edmund Hall, Oxford to read English and Spanish. She joined Reigate College from Woodcote High School and is studying A Level Spanish, History and English Literature. The undergraduate course involves a year abroad, which Kyra is particularly looking forward to: “I can’t wait to develop my skills further with the language and spend a year enveloped in Spanish culture, all whilst continuing the study of my favourite discipline, English Literature, as well.”
Anna Vedikhina, who was previously at City of London Freemen’s School, has also received an offer from Oxford – to read Experimental Psychology at Worcester College. This will follow on from her A Level Psychology which she is currently studying alongside A Level Economics, Mathematics and Further Mathematics.
Having taken his A Levels at College last summer, Alfred Carter has received an unconditional offer to study History of Art at Wadham College, Oxford. Alfred is currently doing an Art Foundation Course at East Surrey College to add to his A Levels in English Literature (A*), History (A) and Mathematics (A) and EPQ (A) and is looking forward to the opportunity to study History of Art in more detail when he goes up to Oxford in September.
There were also two offers from Cambridge. Jonathan Neary has been offered a place at Pembroke College to study his favourite subject – History. Jonathan came to Reigate College from the John Fisher School in Purley where he achieved 12 GCSEs. He is currently studying A Level English Literature, History and Classical Civilisation, and chose to apply to Cambridge because of the city’s atmosphere and rich sense of history.
Oscar Baldwin, previously at Reigate School, has received an offer to study Medicine at Homerton College, Cambridge. Although he is still receiving offers from the other universities he has applied to, Oscar is keen to accept his conditional offer at Cambridge because he likes the clinical/pre-clinical split of the course, and “because it’s Cambridge!” At College he is studying A Levels in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Literature and is part of the MVD Society.
All five students, along with many others, have benefitted from the College’s Aspire Programme which provides high-achieving students with targeted advice, support and guidance to enable them to make successful applications to the most competitive courses at the most prestigious universities.
We wish them well for the future.