A-levels: Chobham Academy pupil turns down Cambridge place to pursue musical dream
- Credit: Harris Federation
A Chobham Academy pupil who earned four A* grades has turned down a place at Cambridge to follow his dream.
Jack Drummond-Joy will be heading to Liverpool to study music, having also received an A* in his extended project qualification for which he wrote and performed the entire score for an adaptation of Cymbeline.
Fellow Chobham pupil Jabed Ahmed will be heading to Cambridge, where he will be reading geography after receiving As in geography, economics and English.
Other sixth formers from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park school have been offered places at universities including Bristol, King’s College London and Warwick.
Michael Whitworth, principal of Chobham Academy, said: “After a harsh and difficult lockdown for many of our students and their families, we are so incredibly pleased to see the brilliant range of destinations Year 13 are going onto which include some of the top universities in the UK.
You may also want to watch:
“We will keep in touch with them and look forward to seeing them go from strength to strength as young adults”.
- 1 Steven Fry stabbing: Man charged with murder to appear at Old Bailey
- 2 3D street art illusion brings Boleyn Ground to life
- 3 East London's 10 prettiest streets to visit
- 4 Fire damages house in East Ham
- 5 Steven Fry: Canning Town man to face court charged with murder
- 6 Police name Newham man fatally shot in Haringey
- 7 Man killed and two injured in triple shooting
- 8 Canning Town charity marks fifth year with tributes to founder
- 9 Three places to go pumpkin picking near east London
- 10 Haircuts, flu jabs and health care: Event to link up homeless and vulnerable people with free support services