15-year-old college student gets A* maths GCSE

Christine Hoar with mum Maralyn and Amersham and Wycombe College staff

Christine Hoar with mum Maralyn and Amersham and Wycombe College staff

First published in News Bucks Free Press: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

A PUPIL from Amersham and Wycombe College was one of the youngest in the country to achieve an A* in GCSE maths.

Christine Hoar from Amersham achieved the top grade aged 15.

She was home schooled before enrolling onto the GCSE maths course and Level 2 BTEC in IT at the college at the age of 14. She will now study Level 3 IT and GCSE English next year.

Christine said: "Maths is one of my favourite subjects but I didn’t expect to get such a good grade as the calculation paper wasn’t my favourite. "

Mum Maralyn said: "The college has been very supportive of Christine and has helped to boost her confidence. I can’t thank them enough for all they’ve done."

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