Ripon Grammar School is celebrating after a record number of its students received offers to study at Cambridge and Oxford Universities.
Nine students have received conditional offers to study a wide-range of subjects, while Fionnuala Morris – who has already left the school – has accepted an unconditional offer to study veterinary medicine at Cambridge from October
Those with conditional offers for Cambridge are: Siân Avery (English), Cameron McCormack (engineering)and Julia Stanyard (classics).
Students wih offers for Oxford are: Madeline Corman (chemistry), Jack Lale, Hugh McHale-Maughan and Benjamin Nabarro (all three doing philosophy, politics and economics), Georgina Sanderson (medicine) and Elizabeth Tearle (archaeology and anthropology).
Headmaster Martin Pearman said: “I am delighted for the students who have worked very hard to achieve this success.
“Competition at all the top universities is very fierce so this is a significant achievement.
“I am very grateful to the staff who have prepared students so well, and I am confident that students will achieve the necessary grades in the summer”.