Students at New College Stamford were flushed with success after receiving their A-Level results.

Former students are now planning the next stages of their lives, with many preparing to go off to university, some opting for Apprenticeships and others going onto further courses.

Michaela Tharby, 19, from Peterborough, was ecstatic after obtaining A*, A, A and B in her A-Levels.

She has accepted a place at York University to study Politics, with hopes of working in the Civil Service – focusing on international development.

She said: “I feel brilliant. I was expecting an A, B, C, so am very happy with my results. I’m so glad I haven’t disappointed my teachers. They have been so helpful – I couldn’t have done it without their support. I’ve had an amazing time at this college.”

Cloe Ringer, 18 of Peterborough, received A, A, B and hopes to become a chiropractor after completing her degree at Bournemouth University.

She said: “My grades were on target, so I’m very happy. I will be going out for a meal to celebrate tonight. I have made some really special friends here – the people have been amazing.”

Exam Success at New College Stamford

Students at New College Stamford celebrate exam success, from left to right, Michaela Tharby, Nicola Jones, Sabrina Giordano, Fedrica Funiciello and Cloe Ringer

Mary Brown, 18, also from Peterborough, obtained A*, A*, B, B and is about to start a psychology degree at Lincoln University. She said she was in a daze over her impressive results.

“I don’t think I would have done this well anywhere else,” said Mary. “This college has helped me so much. I’ve really enjoyed my time here.”

And Matt Rowell, 19, also from Peterborough, is hoping to become the next big film director. He is heading off to study a degree in Film and Moving Image Production at Norwich University after gaining A, B, B, B.

He said: “I love films and want to make them my career. Ideally I would like to be really famous for making great films – I want to be the next Sir Ridley Scott.”

 The college celebrated 100 percent success rates in Maths, Chemistry, Computing, Business Studies, 3D, Communication/Culture, Film Studies and Theatre Studies.

It is the third consecutive year that all students who studied Chemistry, Business Studies and Theatre Studies have passed with flying colours.

Sarah Young, Director of Learning at New College Stamford, said: “Once again we have recorded some excellent results, so congratulations must go to all of our A-Level students who have worked so hard, and their tutors who have supported and encouraged them during the past two years. We wish everyone well in their chosen studies and careers.”

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