Bright futures ahead for Sir John Lawes students after A-level success

Sir John Lawes students with their exam results

Sir John Lawes students with their exam results - Credit: Archant

STUDENTS from Sir John Lawes in Harpenden are this morning celebrating their “excellent” A-levels and AS-level results.

Among the success stories is head boy Damiano Sogaro, whose five A* and A grades will see him studying Law at Cambridge in September.

He said: “I’m so pleased that the hard work has paid off and my seven years at Sir John Lawes has got me where I wanted to go.”

Damiano is joined in his Oxbridge success by deputy head boy Jamie Carr and Bharadwaj Ramanathan who both achieved five A and A* grades.

Many other pupils also achieved three or more A and A* grades allowing them to take up university places on some of the most competitive courses.

Rachel Waldram who will be studying medicine at Leeds University said: “I can’t believe I’m actually going to medical school after wanting to be a doctor for so long!”

Paying tribute to the students’ hard work, Cait Rickard, head of sixth form, commented: “As a teaching staff we have always been impressed by the levels of commitment shown by this year group and they thoroughly deserve these excellent results.

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“We look forward to seeing what they go on to achieve in their undoubtedly bright futures.”