Our success stories


  1. Lilla Woodberry

    Lilla Woodberry is a Hills Road Alumna who has recently returned to Cambridge this month to play against Cambridge University’s first team (CURUFC) on the rugby pitch. She is currently studying at Oxford University, after studying English Literature, Spanish and Drama & Theatre at Hills Road.
  2. Thea Sylvester

    Thea Sylvester is a Hills Road Alumna who has recently returned to Cambridge this month to play against Cambridge University’s first team (CURUFC) on the rugby pitch. She is currently studying at Brunel University, after studying Biology, Psychology and Physical Education at Hills Road.
  3. Sophie Collingham

    Sophie is an alumnus of Hills Road, who graduated in June 2023. She studied Sociology, History (Crisis, Conflict and Communism) and Geography during her time at College. She is now on a gap year where she is traveling around Sri Lanka.
  4. Donna Ferguson - Cambridge 105 Radio

    Donna Ferguson

    Donna Ferguson is an award-winning journalist who has recently had her work published in The People's Friend magazine after studying the Introduction to Creative Writing course at Hills Road!
  5. Ben Musk

    Ben Musk is a Y12 student who studies Economics, History (Crisis, Conflict and Communism), and Geography. In January 2024, Ben was “highly commended” for his work in the School Essay Competition, run by the Royal Geographical Society.
  6. Tom Murray

    Tom Murray is a Hills Road Alumnus who studied English Literature, History Rights, Race and Revolutions and Drama & Theatre from 2016 to 2018. In October 2023, Tom was appointed Shaffer playwright-in-residence at Trinity College Cambridge.
  7. James Huggins

    James gained a place on the British Film Institute national residential course in his first year at Hills Road where he focused on enhancing his editing skills.
  8. George Emms

    George Emms is a Year 13 student who studies History Crisis, Conflict and Communism, Maths, French and German. In May 2023, George was ‘highly commended’ for his essay on the Hungarian Revolution.
  9. Jacob Lowe

    Jacob first attended the College’s LGBTQ+ Society at the beginning of the 2022-23 academic year. By March, Jacob, Meg Bennett and Matthew Adcock would be handed the keys to this society after a rigorous election.
  10. Nathan Westwick wins national Royal Aeronautical Soceity competition

    Nathan Westwick

    Year 12 student Nathan Westwick has won the NE Rowe category in a national competition organised by the Royal Aeronautical Society.
  11. Felix becomes finalist for Young Economist of the Year!

    Felix Turrell

    Felix Turrell is a Year 13 student who studies Economics. In September 2023, he was shortlisted as a finalist for Discover Economics’ Young Economist of the Year award.
  12. Mali Jongman-Rios wins bronze medal at The International Physics Olympiad

    Mali Jongman-Rios

    Mali Jongman-Rios wins bronze medal at The International Physics Olympiad
  13. Jordan Ashman Wins BBC Young Musician of the Year

    Jordan Ashman

    Jordan Ashman Wins BBC Young Musician of the Year
  14. Peter Bailey comes second in Oxford University Computing Challenge

    Peter Bailey

    Peter Bailey comes second in Oxford University Computing Challenge
  15. Robert Halliday Wins gold medal at International Biology Olympiad

    Robert Halliday

    Robert Halliday Wins gold medal at International Biology Olympiad