UCAS & Oxbridge News

This year an exceptionally gifted trio of Lancing students has secured some of the most hotly contested offers to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities. The offers range across the Humanities and Sciences, from History to Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Natural Sciences, reflecting the sheer depth of the College’s academic talent.

Lancing’s year-on-year strength in History has been underscored by Felix I who has been offered a place to study at Balliol College, Oxford. Kristina M, from Worthing, has underlined the College’s high success in Modern Languages, gaining an offer to study Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Trinity College, Cambridge. Christina L, also from Worthing and one of the Heads of School, has secured a much-coveted offer to study Natural Sciences at Christ’s College, Cambridge.

Dr Damian Kerney, Head of Sixth Form Enrichment, commented: ‘Our pupils’ outstanding achievement in some of the toughest subjects and in a year of particularly heightened pressure on places, underlines Lancing’s longstanding success in preparing students for the very highest academic challenge of Oxbridge entrance.’

In addition, our large cohort of medics, supported in their preparation for tests and interviews by College Tutors and Mrs Webber in the Medics Society, are awaiting to hear back from various medical schools. In the meantime, we congratulate William P on his offer to study Medicine at the University of Bristol.

Lancing students are at the same time aspiring to study overseas at top American and European universities. So far this year our pupils have applied to study in several US and Canadian institutions, including Harvard, Yale and Toronto.