A-level results 2017: Monk’s Walk School
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The nerve-racking wait was over this morning as Welwyn Garden City pupils at Monk’s Walk School picked up their A-level results.
Acting headteacher Ian Hawkins said: “We are really pleased and proud of the students’ results.
“They reflect their hard work over the last two years.
“The vast majority of the students have achieved the results they needed to go onto university, apprenticeships or employment opportunities.
“We wish them continued success for the future.”
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Sophie Mills, 18, of Welwyn Garden City, picked up an A* in art, A* in media studies and B in photography.
She said: “It was nerve-racking but nice to finally get them [the results].”
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Sophie will be doing an art and design foundation year at Oaklands College in St Albans before going on to university.
Merridy Woolveridge, 18, will be off to Keele University after achieving a D in psychology, C in English and C in history.
She said: “I was awake all night.
“I got an email an hour before UCAS opened and I knew I hadn’t got into my first choice, but I got my second choice to study history at Keele.”
Sophie Brooks, 18, of Woolmer Green, achieved an A* in business, B in psychology and C in photography.
Sophie said: “No-one can tell what they are going to get.
“I wasn’t expecting any of these grades.
“Business was better than I expected.”
Sophie is off to Birmingham University to study photography.
Rosie McCorry, 18, of Welwyn Garden City, gained three Cs in art, photography and psychology.
She said: “I was very nervous coming in this morning.
“I had coursework in art and photography, but not for psychology.
“I got accepted into my first choice - Nottingham Trent University for photography, but I’m going to do a foundation year at Oaklands College in St Albans.”
Helene Trister, 18, of Welwyn Garden City, is now deciding whether to study modern languages at university or do an apprenticeship in baking.
She achieved an A in French, A in maths and a B in history.
Helene said; “I was expecting a lot worse. I’m really pleased.
“I have a place at Sheffield uni, but I’m undecided whether to go ahead.”
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