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Class of 2017 aiming high

By 27 August 2017No Comments

Pleckgate High School students are aiming high – with one setting his sights on becoming a lecturer at Oxford University. Pleckgate enjoyed outstanding GCSE results and their students have big ambitions, nurtured by the school.

Moosa Seedat got A*s in Physics and History, A’s in Chemistry, Biology, RE and Geography, a top Grade 9 in English Language, 8 in English literature and 7 in Maths. He now wants to study Geography, Biology and English Literature A levels at St Mary’s College, Blackburn, with a view to becoming a lecturer in geography at Oxford one day.

“I’m interested in global issues and climate change, as my teacher, Miss Swales is a big inspiration to me. I’d like to be a lecturer as I enjoy speaking to people and explaining things.”

Zainab Amar achieved a Grade 9 in Maths, 8 in both English Language and Literature, A*s in RE, Physics and Further Maths, and A’s in Geography, Biology, Chemistry and German – grades which she hopes will lead to a career in law.

“I’m going to Runshaw College to study A Level Maths, English Literature, Economics and Government and Politics. I did well in science and I had to work extremely hard at them. I thought I was going to do badly in English Language because I thought my exam was so bad, so I’m happy with my grades.”

Shaheen Patel got A’s in Biology, Chemistry and History as well as an 8 in Maths among her 10 GCSEs. The 16-year-old said: “I want to do something science related.” She is now going to study A level Biology, Chemistry and Psychology at St Mary’s College.

Sheryaar Sajid can pursue his lifelong ambition to become a dentist thanks to A’s in Information Technology, Religious Studies, Biology and Chemistry.

“I’ve wanted to be a dentist since I was small and have got the grades I needed for A Level.”

 

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