Oxbridge success for Shrewsbury School pupils

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The sixth form students from Shrewsbury School are celebrating after being told the news.

Headmaster Mark Turner commented: “We are delighted with this outstanding result and pay tribute to the abilities and hard work of a bright group of pupils.

“This year group is particularly strong in science and this is borne out by 10 pupils receiving offers across a range of science subjects.

“Admission to Oxford and Cambridge is exceptionally challenging and we are pleased that this Shrewsbury talent has been recognised.

“The sixth formers have undergone a rigorous interview process so we congratulate them on their accomplishments. I also want to praise the teachers who gave up so much of their own time to prepare the pupils,” Mr Turner added.

The pupils who have been offered places are: Ed Elcock who will study natural sciences at Cambridge; Xavier Greenwood, classics at Oxford; Sherry Jin, chemistry at Oxford; Seren Kell, biochemistry at Oxford; Mark Lawley, psychology and linguistics at Oxford; Ed Mallett, chemistry at Oxford; Anna Olerinvova, biomedical sciences at Oxford; Rosie Parr, classics at Oxford; Hannah Partington, biomedical sciences at Oxford; Hannah Pritchard, French and English at Oxford; Judah Rand, engineering science at Oxford, James Steele, computer science at Cambridge, Ratanon Suemanothom, going to Oxford to study engineering and Chris Williams, human sciences at Oxford.

Back row, from left: Mark Lawley, Ratanon Suemanothom, Judah Rand, headmaster Mark Turner,  Ed Elcoc,; Ed Mallett and James Steele. Front: Chris Williams, Sherry Jin, Seren Kell, Hannah Partington, Anna Olerinyova, Hannah Pritchard and Rosie Parr.
Back row, from left: Mark Lawley, Ratanon Suemanothom, Judah Rand, headmaster Mark Turner, Ed Elcoc,; Ed Mallett and James Steele. Front: Chris Williams, Sherry Jin, Seren Kell, Hannah Partington, Anna Olerinyova, Hannah Pritchard and Rosie Parr.

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