Jan. 29, 2013
-- Seven Bedales students are celebrating offers from the universities of Oxford and Cambridge on courses in the humanities and science. Five current sixth formers hope to secure the grades this summer to take up their places and two former students have received unconditional offers.
Oxford bound are Sam Wilkinson (Physics) and Katie Millard (French & Linguistics)
. The Bedales sixth formers heading for Cambridge are Maddie Green (Medicine), Mohammad Pechuho (Classics) and Nell Whittaker (English). Former student Christy Callaway-Gale will read Spanish at Oxford after achieving three A Level A* grades last summer. Rosie Nicolson will study Architecture at Cambridge, having gained three A Level A* grades at Bedales in 2011. Three of the students, Christy, Sam and Maddie, were taught at Bedales Prep, Dunhurst, before progressing to Bedales senior school and sixth form.
Commenting on the offers, Keith Budge, Headmaster of Bedales, said: "We are delighted that the hard work and fast academic progress of these students have been recognised by Oxford and Cambridge. In an increasingly competitive environment for university places these students have been selected for their outstanding potential."