Proud of Class of 2021 – Wellington School

10 Aug 2021

High flyers, Henry Carless ,Harrison Taylor-Worth and Jonathan Jenkins celebrate outstanding results

Wellington School’s Class of 2021 have faced many challenges this year but today they were able to celebrate their excellent A Level and BTEC results.

Outstanding individual performances by Wellington pupils included a remarkable 5 A* grades by Jonathan Jenkins, who will now go on to read Mathematics at the University of Warwick. Abdullah Monnoo and Harrison Taylor-Worth both achieved an impressive 4 A* grades, whilst Tom Brooks, Henry Carless, William Davis, Benjamin French and Cathy Pu all achieved 3 A* grades each. Cathy and Henry also completed outstanding Extended Project Qualifications, achieving A* and A grades respectively.

There were also some excellent results for those students completing their Sports BTEC Level 3 National Diploma, with both Vanessa Gargano and Nathan Keevil achieving the top D*D* grades. Vanessa also achieved an A* in A Level Psychology and has secured a place to study Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Aberdeen.

Students across the year group will be taking up places on a range of courses at leading universities, with a high percentage securing places at their first choice of UK university and William Davis’ excellent grades have secured him a place to read Ancient and Modern History at the University of Oxford.

Wellington School Sixth Form students enjoy a last moment in school together with staff


Headmaster Eugene du Toit commented, “I am immensely proud of the remarkable achievements of the Class of 2021. This has been a very difficult year for our students, but they have risen to the challenges they have faced and shown resilience and courage throughout. We recognise and applaud their hard work and determination, and we are delighted by their success.”

During a year fraught with uncertainty and difficulties, an overwhelming spirit of solidarity and support has prevailed, consolidating the strong foundations of the Wellington community.  “I am grateful to the dedicated teachers of Wellington School, who have all gone the extra mile in supporting our students through this extraordinary year. Their dedication and professionalism have been exemplary. I am equally grateful to our students’ parents, whose steadfast support during periods of extreme uncertainty has been invaluable,” concluded Eugene du Toit.