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Sarah Stainthorp

I’m Sarah and I am the Cross-College Maths Coordinator which means look after all of the Functional Skills and GCSE Maths students.   I have taught Maths for 15 years after completing my Maths degree and my PGCE at the University of Hull.  Fun fact – I always intended to be a...

Joseph Sturdy

Joseph was a student at Wilberforce College from 2008 to 2010 and studied Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Graphics. Now, he is a Researcher and Development Engineer at Sahara Force India.

LIAM SALTER

Courses studied: A Levels in English Language, Psychology and AS Film Studies, General Studies, Maths and PE “INITIALLY, I CHOSE TO STUDY AT WILBERFORCE PURELY BECAUSE IT WAS LOCAL, BUT THE SUPPORT I RECEIVED FROM STAFF WHILST JUGGLING MY STUDIES AND TRAINING WAS INCREDIBLE, AND HELPED ME TO REALISE MY DREAM. IT’S...

ASHLEY HEDGES

Former Wilberforce College student, Ashley Hedges, was one of 15 young people chosen from more than 300 applicants to win a scholarship worth £15,000 to study accountancy with Kaplan Financial.

ANDREW SELBY

Andrew progressed onto St Anne’s College after achieving A grades in Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Business Studies. As part of the Moritz-Heyman Scholarship, he undertook a summer internship and spent part of his time doing volunteer work.

BENJI CHANDRA

ASTON UNIVERSITY Benji gained two A*s and two As in Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry and an Extended Project. He is now studying Optometry at Aston University.

ESTHER BRUCE

ESTHER ATTENDED WILBERFORCE BETWEEN 2005 AND 2007 AND FOUND HER TIME POSITIVE. HAVING FAILED HER EXAMS AT ANOTHER SIXTH FORM, ESTHER APPLIED TO WILBERFORCE HOPING TO IMPROVE HER GRADES IN A DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENT. AND SHE DID!

MIKE BUTTERY

MIKE WAS A WILBERFORCE STUDENT AND STUDIED PHYSICS, MATHS, ICT, GENERAL STUDIES AND MUSIC AT A LEVEL. HE IS NOW A PROJECT SCIENTIST FOR THE EUROPEAN SPACE TRIBOLOGY LABORATORY (ESTL) IN CUMBRIA.

BILLY COWELL

FORMER TRINITY HOUSE PUPIL BILLY COWELL IS WORKING HARD TO BECOME A CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT AFTER GAINING A SCHOLARSHIP FROM KAPLAN WHILST AT WILBERFORCE IN 2008 – 2010