Bury St Edmunds: Students see work pay off

A STUDENT from County Upper School in Bury St Edmunds is one of the top performing students in west Suffolk after pulling off 11 A*s and an A for his GCSEs.

Aidan Campbell, 16, from Bury, achieved the A*s in maths , English literature, English language, chemistry, physics, biology, history, French, art, religious studies and Spanish and the A was for music.

He said: the results were much better than he expected.

“I just guess I worked hard and tried to enjoy myself when I could and tried to fit everything in as best I could.”

Aidan said he wants to go to university, but is not yet sure what career path to take.


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Other outstanding students from schools in the town include Michael Nicholls and Ellie Walker from St Benedict’s Catholic School who achieved 19 A*s between them, Zoe Parsons from County Upper School with 10A*s and Sam Rees who obtained five A*s, three As and a C.

Sam, from Bury, said: “It’s nice for all the work to pay off really.”

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