Life after Hills Road
A well planned career and/or university application should give you a number of options to choose from. Here is a range of what some students went on to do when they left Hills Road.
Ryan Harrow (Linton Village College) studied A levels in Business Studies, Photography and PE before going to work with training (Apprenticeship) at the GeoInformation Group.
Neha Aggarwal (Impington Village College) studied A levels in Biology, Chemistry and Maths before going to University of Bath to study Pharmacy.
Dom Daniels (Swavesey Village College) studied A levels in English Literature, German and History before going to University of Portsmouth to study German Studies.
Beth Andrews (Bottisham Village College) studied A levels in Art, Psychology and Religious Studies before going to University of Brighton to study Philosophy, Politics and Ethics.
Tomer Galor (Cottenham Village College) studied A levels in Computing, History and Maths before going to University of Manchester to study Computer Science and Mathematics with Industrial Experience.
Jenny Lanzrein (Melbourn Village College) studied A levels in German, Maths and Psychology before going to work at Deloitte as a Trainee Accountant.
Marcus Jones (The Netherhall) studied A levels in Business Studies, Government & Politics and History before going to University of Leeds to study Management.
Frances Chilvers (Soham Village College) studied A levels in French, Maths and Psychology before going to the University of Southampton to study Psychology.
Hler Kristjansson (Chesterton Community College) studied A levels in Maths, Philosophy and Physics before going to Imperial College, London to study Physics with a year in Europe.
Louisa Pett (Linton Village College) studied A levels in Biology, Physical Education and Psychology before going to University of Liverpool to study Physiotherapy (deferred for a year).
George Zehtab-Jadid (Sawston Village College) studied A levels in Business Studies, Geography and Sociology before going to Keele University to study Educational Studies and Geography.
Hannah Osler (Cottenham Village College) studied A levels in Economics, Maths and Business Studies before going to work at Ernst & Young as a Trainee Accountant.
Daniel White (The Netherhall) studied A levels in Chemistry, Maths and Psychology before going to on to do an Apprenticeship at LGC BioScience.
Ella Walsh (Chesterton Community College) studied A levels in Chemistry, Geography and Maths before going to the University of Oxford to study Geography.
Freddie Upton (Cottenham Village College) took A levels in Film Studies, Physical Education and Psychology before going to the University of Bath to study Sport and Social Sciences.
Gap year activities of some of our recent leavers: Esther Brassett (Chesterton Community College) studied A level French, Spanish, Maths and Music. For her gap year, she is living in Paraguay for ten months. She is working as a volunteer in a bilingual private school in Asunción called Colegio San Andrés, as an assistant in the primary school. She also helps in a kids' club for children who live in the slums and work on the streets and is involved in a home for children in process of adoption. She has travelled around Chile and Argentina as well on holiday and seen many amazing places! In October, she will be studying French and Arabic at the University of Cambridge.
Josh Taylor (St Bede's School) is working at Cromwell Business Systems as a Web Developer, starting the job just weeks after his final exams. He has worked with companies such as Hughes Electrical and Richer Sounds providing web solutions to business requirements. Josh plans to leave his employment at the end of August and will be going to the University of Hull to study Computer Science.
Ruth Smith (Comberton Village College) took a gap year and worked in a pub for three months after completing her A levels in Business Studies, German and History. She then travelled to the Schwarzwald (Black Forest) in Germany to work as an au pair in order to improve her German before studying the language at the University of Leeds this autumn. Ruth completely immersed herself in German culture as well as taking part in a language course. She has already learnt so much about the country, the culture and the language and hopes to move back to Germany after university.
Oliver Martin (Sawston Village College) and took a gap year after he finished his A levels (Electronics, Maths, Music Technology). During his gap year he worked full time with electronic engineers at TTP Labtech in Melbourn designing and developing printed circuit boards for a range of life sciences instruments such as -80˚C bio storage, biological and phenotypic screening and precision liquid handling. In his spare time he spent several months volunteering to build a climbing wall for his local Scout group and subsequently set up and ran a climbing club as well as volunteering as an Explorer Scout Leader. Oliver has secured a place to study Electronic Engineering with Music Technology Systems at the University of York.
Alice Martin-Hawkins (Parkside Community College) will be studying Political Science at the University of Leeds this September. She completed A levels in Art, French and Government & Politics and then took a gap year, working at Stickybeaks (independent café-restaurant) before travelling around India and Nepal for several months. She has just come back and is back working at Stickybeaks - as a newly promoted assistant manager!