International and ‘home grown’ success at fulneck school as university beckons for a-level students

Published 13th Aug 2015 by Emma Sinfield

Students from chamber member Fulneck School are on top of the world after their A-Level results underlined the School's international reputation for academic success.

Among the success stories was Kenyan boarder, Patricia Owino, who achieved her aim of reading Law at Bristol University after being awarded A*s in History, Politics and an extended dissertation project on Human Rights (A/S) as well as an A in Psychology.

Saba Imanzadeh’s four A-Levels, including an A* in Persian and an A grade in Biology, will see the Iranian teenager taking up her place at Leicester University to study Medical Physiology.

As well as strengthening the School’s position on the international map, today’s results also highlighted ‘home grown’ talent .

The expertise and mentoring of the School’s dedicated Learning Support Unit has helped two Yorkshire students fulfil their potential – and ambitions – so they can head to university this summer.

David Dolding, of York, who has dyslexia, joined the Leeds school as a boarder in Year 5 and, last year, was made its Head Boy. Next month he intends to join fellow undergraduates at Nottingham University - his first choice - to study Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Classmate Callum Gamble, from Drighlington, will be studying Creative Media Technology after being given an unconditional offer by Leeds Beckett University - impressed by the fact that for the last few years the F1 fan has been writing a regular blog about the motor sport.

Fulneck School Principal Deborah Newman said: “We are extremely proud of this year’s A-Level successes and very pleased with the grades our students have achieved. There is no shortage of teaching and student talent here at Fulneck and today’s results reflect this.

“I’m particularly delighted for David and Callum, who, thanks to the guidance of our Learning Support Unit, will be taking up their respective places at Nottingham University and Leeds Beckett University. This is a superb testament to the hard work of both pupils and the help, support and guidance they have received from our much-respected learning support team.

“On behalf of the whole school I’d like to wish all our A-Level students the very best of luck in the future and we will follow their career paths with interest.”

Founded in 1753, Fulneck School is the UK's leading inclusive independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18. Nestled in glorious Yorkshire countryside on the outskirts of Leeds, the historic school is set within a peaceful village community and settlement dating back to 1739. With a strong Christian ethos, it consists of three schools, Early Years, Junior and Senior including Sixth Form. Fulneck School is a vibrant, happy, aspirational community, where we focus on one child. Yours.


Make sure you fill in the required fields. No HTML or other code is allowed in the commenting field. Thanks for sharing your views with us.

Our Patrons

Halifax & District Chamber of Commerce Huddersfield & District Chamber of Commerce Wakefield & District Chamber of Commerce