Star Pupils at The Cedars Academy achieve some of the country’s top results

Achievers Ella Fox, 16, who got 10 A*’s and 3 grade 9’s and Evie Wilby, 16, who got 10 A*’s and 1 grade 9.

Two pupils at The Cedars Academy achieved some of the highest grades in the country. Ella Fox, 16 gained three 9’s one of only 2050 pupils in the country to gain the top grades in the new harder Maths and English exams.

She said, ‘I’m very surprised and very pleased.’

Asked to give advice to any younger pupils, she said, ‘work hard and have fun when you can.’

Ella wants to be an officer in the Royal Navy.

Fellow Year 11 leaver, Evie Wilby also achieved 10 A*’s including 1 9 and 2 8’s

She said, “I was really, really shocked. I thought I’d do well but not that well, I thought I was looking at the wrong results.”

Evie is going to College to study A Levels in Maths, Biology and Chemistry.

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