Star pupils make the grade

A PAIR of students at an Ipswich sixth form have gone to the top of the class after scooping ten A grades between them.

A PAIR of students at an Ipswich sixth form have gone to the top of the class after scooping ten A grades between them.

Northgate High School teen Emily Coghill gained four A grades at A-level, including one of the top five marks in the country for English literature.

The Cambridge-bound 18-year-old said: “I am astonished and very happy at getting the top five in the country for English Literature. It was quite a lot of work but I never felt I was working myself to the bone and I really enjoyed the course.

“I had excellent teachers and was really well prepared by the high school.”


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Meanwhile Yusuf Mohammad, 18, of Tuddenham Road, Ipswich, was ecstatic after getting six As.

He said: “I'm feeling really happy, I hoped I would do this well and it all came together.”

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Yusuf, who will be going to Cambridge to study economics, added: “I'm very excited about the prospect of university, I don't know what to expect but it should be good.”

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