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Congratulations to all our A Level Students for another Record Breaking year!

Here are just some of our many exceptional A Level students from Devon and beyond – well done to everyone. We are so proud of you all.

Future Doctor Yospeh Eskandar, 18, from Barnstaple, is off to Oxford University to study Medicine after an exceptional set of A Level results, achieving four A*s (A*, A*, A*, A*) in Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and the Extended Project. Yospeh, formerly of Park School, said: “I really liked studying at Exeter College – all of the staff are so supportive. All the lecturers encourage their students to be the best they can be. I couldn’t really have done it with the support of my teachers.”


Kira Lewis, 18, from Taunton, formerly of The Castle School, Somerset, is thrilled with achieving straight As in her exams, (A, A, A*) in Government and Politics, Law, and English Literature, and is off to King’s College London to read War Studies. She said: “I’m really happy with my results this year, achieving an A* and two As. The opportunities I’ve had since coming to Exeter College have been great, including serving as Student Governor for a year.” Asked why she chose Exeter College, Kira added: “I came to an Open Evening and the lecturers were really enthusiastic. I’ve had so many amazing people support me.” Kira is pictured with John Laramy, Exeter College Principal and Chief Executive.


Triple A* student Greg Greenwood, 18, from Witheridge, formerly of Chumleigh Community College, achieved an exceptional triple A* grades (A*, A*, A*) in Photography, 3D Design, and Graphic Communication is planning another year at college before university. He said: “College as a whole is a great experience. The teaching was amazing. They all helped me massively.” When asked if they would recommend Exeter College, Maria and Keith parents of Greg, both said ‘absolutely!’. Maria said: “The college is really supportive. The tutors absolutely inspired him and motivated him. It’s been fantastic.” Greg is seen here celebrating his results with his parents Maria and Keith.


Caitlin Gallagher, 18, from Bideford, formerly of Great Torrington School, also celebrated straight As in her results, (A*, A*, A) in Biology, Physical Education, and Mathematics, and is off to the University of Bath. She said: “I am so happy. I love being in Exeter, it felt much more like a university feel, than a school. I had the best teachers. It all seemed that they would do anything to help me. I would definitely recommend Exeter College. Just come here. It is the best!”


Alistair Papworth, 18, from Sidmouth, formerly of Sidmouth Community College, is off to Cardiff University to study Environmental Geoscience after achieving (A, A, B) Environment, Geography, Environmental Science. He said: “I enjoyed my time at Exeter College specifically making new friends and enjoying unique courses that weren’t offered at other colleges and schools.”


Amy Preston, 18, from Honiton, formerly of Honiton Community College, is reading Biomedical Sciences at the University of Bristol after achieving triple As in her exams (A, A, A) in Chemistry, Biology and Psychology. She said: “I’m going to Bristol Uni! I loved it at Exeter College. It was amazing here – and I met some really great people as well. I’d recommend it 100%.”

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