A student at a Rickmansworth sixth form has got “great” grades and is off to a top university.

Eleanor Mayhew, a pupil from The Royal Masonic School for Girls has achieved three A*’s and is going to Cambridge to study Veterinary Medicine.

She had studied Biology, Chemistry and Maths at the sixth form.

The 18-year-old said: “I found the exams very tough as they were very different to the practice papers I had done but I am so proud of myself for achieving what I did.

“My teachers gave me a lot of support and I am very proud of everyone in my year.”

She was one of the students who were affected by Covid, and she noticed how hard it has been for her cohort.

Eleanor added: “It was tough being a student this year as we were the Covid GCSE year, but I am going to miss RMS, it was definitely the best years of my life so far.”

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She wasn’t going to apply for a place at Cambridge, but her teachers encouraged her and now she is attending on of the top university in the world.

She said: “My teachers were incredible and super helpful when I was applying, they assisted me with UCAS and my interviews and everything.”

The Royal Masonic School for Girls, located in Rickmansworth Path is a private day and boarding school which offers places to girls from the age of 2 to 18.