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A Level Results: Westwood College in Leek - What the students said

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: August 14, 2014

  • Catherine Nadin

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Jack Wilson, aged 18, of Westwood Road, Leek, obtained A in geography, A in design and A in biology and is going to study geography at the University of Sheffield.

He said: “I plan to do my degree and then travel the world.

“I’m not going to Sheffield until September so in the meantime I’m mainly going to be working at Alton Towers to get as much money as possible before I go.

“I’m relieved because there was a lot of pressure coming up to the exams and I’m happy to get the results I needed.”

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Emily Bagshaw, aged 18, of Badgers Set, Leek, obtained a double distinction * in B-Tech Sport and a D in English Literature and is going to study PE with school sport at Sheffield Hallam University.

She said: “When I graduate I want to be a PE teacher.

“Until I go in September I’m going to be working at Alton Towers.

“I found out that I’d got an unconditional offer in February, which is really lucky, so fortunately I’ve not been too stressed out about the exams and I’m really pleased because it is my first choice of university.”

Catherine Nadin, aged 18, of Wallbridge Drive, Leek, obtained B in chemistry, A in biology, A in RE and A in psychology and is going to study zoology at Leeds University.

She said: “I’m more interested in working within the evolutionary side and studying the biology of animals, as oppose to becoming a zoo keeper.

“Until I go to university in September I’m mainly going to be working at The Ashes in Endon and I’m going to Blackpool.

“I’m chuffed that I got the grades I needed for my conditional offer.

“I was under a lot of stress before as it could have gone either way, as I didn’t get the four As they asked for.”

Abi Millis, aged 18, of Newcastle Road, Leek, obtained A in maths, A in further maths, and A in history and is going to the University of Sheffield to study math and economics.

She said: “This was my first choice university; I’m not sure what I want to do yet, maybe something in Government.

“I wasn’t expecting to get the grades, as I’d got a conditional offer, but now they have offered me an unconditional offer.

“I’m going to university in September but until then I’m going to Amsterdam for five days and will be working at The Ashes in Endon.”

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