Record number of students to study at Oxford and Cambridge


This year 16 students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group have been offered places to study at the prestigious Oxford and Cambridge Universities - a record for the College and the first time the number has reached double figures for a number of years.

The students, who hail from all across the county, are currently studying A Levels at the colleges’ English Bridge and Welsh Bridge Campuses and will take their exams this summer before heading off to study at Oxford or Cambridge.

The successful students have offers to read a broad range of subjects, including Philosophy, Biomedical Sciences, Experimental Psychology, Computer Science, Engineering, Law, Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

Students offered places at Cambridge Colleges

Richard Parsons

18, of Church Stretton, previously of Church Stretton School
He is studying Maths, Chemistry and Physics and has been offered a place at St John's College to read Engineering.

Edmund Harratt

17, from Shrewsbury, previously of Duchess's Community High School, Alnwick
He is studying Biology, Chemistry and Maths. He has been offered a place at Magdalene College to read Natural Sciences.

Daniel Webb

18, of Shrewsbury, previously of Meole Brace School, Shrewsbury
Studying French, Maths, Government & Politics and Economics. He has been offered a place at Gonville and Caius College to read Law.

Sophie Iddles

18, of Shrewsbury, previously of the Priory School, Shrewsbury
She is studying Music, History and Geography and has been offered a place at Robinson College to read Music.

James Lapslie

18, of Shrewsbury, previously of the Priory School, Shrewsbury
He is currently studying Further Maths, Physics and Product Design and has been offered a place at St John's College to read Engineering.

Connor Bennett

18, of Much Wenlock, previously of William Brookes School, Much Wenlock
He is studying Further Maths, History, Chemistry, and Physics. He has been offered a place at St John’s College to read Mathematics.

Seb Morris

18, of Shrewsbury, previously of Meole Brace School, Shrewsbury
He is studying Further Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. He has been offered a place at Homerton College to read Natural Sciences.

Students offered places at Oxford Colleges

Clare Conroy

17, from Shrewsbury, previously of Belvidere School, Shrewsbury
She is studying History, Chemistry, French and Biology and has been offered a place at Christchurch College to read Philosophy.

Imogen Hayward

17, from Telford, previously of Charlton School in Wellington
She is currently studying History, English Literature and English Language and has been offered a place at University College to read English.

John Lewis

18, of Much Wenlock, previously of Church Stretton School
He is currently studying Biology, Chemistry, Geography and Geology and has been offered a place at Christchurch College to read Geology.

Sophie Scott

17, of Condover, previously of Church Stretton School
She is currently studying Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Psychology and has been offered a place at Lincoln College to read Biomedical Sciences.

Christopher Davies

17, of Shrewsbury, previously of Priory School, Shrewsbury.
He is studying English Literature, History and Maths. He has been offered a place at New College to read Classics.

Rose Undersun

17, of Shrewsbury. She was home schooled
She is studying Law, Business and Psychology and has been offered at place at St Edmund Hall to read Experimental Psychology.

Rose Laurie

18, from Church Stretton, and previously of Church Stretton School
She is currently studying Maths, Computer Science and French and has been offered at place at New College to read Computer Science.

Josephine Blagrove

17, of Worthen and previously of Mary Webb School, Pontesbury
She is currently studying Psychology, Biology and Chemistry, She has been offered a place at Merton College to read Biological Sciences.

Georgie Bumpus

18, of Shrewsbury, previously of Meole Brace School, Shrewsbury
She is currently studying Maths, Physics and German and has been offered a place at St Johns to read Maths.