Colston’s Girls’ School is celebrating another fantastic set of A-level results, with many exceptional individual performances. 22% of all grades were A/A*, with an overall average A-level grade of B-.
Maths and Fine Art scored particularly well, with 19% of Maths students and every Fine Art student gaining an A*. A further eight subjects saw students achieving grades between A* and B.
Outstanding individual achievements include: Meghna Vaja (A*AAA*) who will read Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London; Natasha Rigby (A*A*A) who will read Psychology at University College London; Eva Hennell (A*AA) who will read Philosophy and Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh; Ahlam Aboukar (AAA) who will read Medicine at the University of Bristol; also at the University of Bristol, Olawande Delano (AAA) will read Law; Priya Ubhi (AAA) will read Medicine at the University of Birmingham; and Iva Prestwich (AAAB) will read Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh.
After a gap year travelling abroad to enhance her foreign languages, Naomi Richter (A*A*AA*) is joining her twin sister Chantelle at Oxford University where she will read French and Arabic.
Rachel Millard (ABC) will begin an apprenticeship at Lyons Davidson legal firm with the intention of completing the Chartered Legal Executive Level 6 apprenticeship programme.
Naimo Abdullah who collected her results with her father Tahlil Abdullah, has come through the Bristol Scholars Scheme which provides students with study and revision mentoring at the University of Bristol. Naimo said: “I’m delighted with my results and can’t wait to start my degree at the University of Bristol, where I will read Psychology. My teachers throughout CGS and V6 have been so supportive and have always encouraged me to aim high and to never give up.”
Tahlil Abdullah said: “We are so proud of Naimo. She’s worked really hard and has made the most of every opportunity given to her. She is the first member of our family to go to university and is a true inspiration to her six younger siblings who now have big shoes to fill!”