A bright future for superstar Sheffield students

From left, Saleena Mahmood, Raquia Begun and Henna Khan with their resuls at Longley Park Sixth Form College
From left, Saleena Mahmood, Raquia Begun and Henna Khan with their resuls at Longley Park Sixth Form College

FROM politics to maths, superstar students are heading for a bright future.

Longley Park Sixth Form youngsters are heading off to university after securing top grades.

Matthew Hurst, aged 18, of Norton Lees, is off to Manchester to study philosophy, following his A* in media, A at philosophy and B in English literature.

He said: “It’s been a lot of hard work, but all that seems to be a lot less now it’s all over.”

Alice Spooner, 18, of Grenoside, wants to make her mark on the world after studying politics at East Anglia.

She got three B grades and a D in her A Levels.

Alice said: “My family are really proud and I am hoping to go into politics.”

Abdullah Awan, 19, of Norton Lees, got an A in religious studies and two Cs in maths and history.

He is studying maths at Sheffield Hallam with the aim of inspiring other youngsters as a maths teacher.

Abdullah said: “I’m really relieved, I was very nervous.”

Isaac Stovell, 18, of Sharrow, got at A* in English, A in politics and A in economics.

He is now going on studying economics with politics at Sheffield.

Isaac said: “I was massively relieved and when I called my family to tell them the results I think I woke them up it was that early.”

Donald McLean, Longley Park vice-principal, praised all students.

He said: “All the students at the college have had to work really hard throughout the two years.

“They have been well supported by their parents and the teachers.”