Students and staff at William Hulme’s Grammar School (WHGS) are celebrating their A Level success this morning with excellent individual results securing places at prestigious universities across the country.
An impressive 16% of A Level entries were awarded either A* or A grades, whilst 40% of students’ A Levels, excluding general studies, were graded between A* and B.
Peter Mulholland, Principal of William Hulme’s Grammar School, said:
'I would like to congratulate all of our students on another strong A Level showing. This is a particularly special day for WHGS, with the first Year 7 cohort to join the new academy celebrating their results. I am delighted that they will be moving on to a range of respected universities and there is a real sense of pride amongst both students and staff that their hard work has been rewarded.'
Within the success experienced by WHGS as a whole, there were a number of accomplished individual performances, including:
- A place at Selwyn College, Cambridge for Frankie Higgs to read mathematics after achieving A*s in maths, further maths and physics, an A in chemistry and exceptional grades in his STEP papers;
- Zaira Qureshi has a place to study Medicine at Manchester University with 2 As and a B;
- Hannah El-Shobaki’s A* in maths and As in further maths and physics earned her a place to study physics at Edinburgh University;
- Adam Kayani, Sami Khateeb and Ismail Younis who will move on to Manchester University to study economics, mechatronic engineering and pharmacy with 3 A grades each;
- Dalia Younis achieved 2A*s and a B and has also secured a place at Manchester University to read psychology;
- Mikey Kelly and Haleema Bux will also be going to Manchester University to study chemistry and computer Sciences with maths respectively;
- Linguist Isobel Brierley gained an A in Spanish and Bs in English and German. She will go on to study Japanese at SOAS, University of London.
There were further excellent performances from Sara Amiri-Hartley, Nairah Chaudury, Abdullah Khanzada, Suneet Sathi, Sukhveer Singh and Zohaib Zulfiqar. They achieved excellent grades and will now progress to a range of prestigious universities and professional apprenticeships.