Five girls from Newcastle High School for Girls were celebrating 10 A*s each today: Tiya Pabury, Hannah Bowen, Anusha Prabhu and Angela Lochmuller from Newcastle and Ramya Narayanan from Durham.Dated: 20/08/2015 Pupils at Newcastle High School For Girls in Newcastle upon Tyne celebrate after receiving their GCSE exam results this morning (THURS). Pictured: Anusha Prabhu 10 A*s See GCSE exams round-up #NorthNewsAndPictures/2daymedia

16 year old Anusha is planning to take Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Latin and is considering a career in either scientific research or Medicine.

Anusha said: “It’s been a nerve-wracking time. My results were a shock but I am really delighted and am so looking forward to studying my chosen subjects in more detail at A Level.”

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Tiya Pabary is also considering becoming a doctor after having gained some work experience in hospitals and volunteering at St Oswald’s Hospice.

She said: “I am so thankful to be at Newcastle High; the support we get is amazing.”

Hannah Bowen also is looking at a Science career.  “I am planning to take A Levels in English

Dated: 20/08/2015 Pupils at Newcastle High School For Girls in Newcastle upon Tyne celebrate after receiving their GCSE exam results this morning (THURS). Pictured: Hannah Bowen 10A*s See GCSE exams round-up #NorthNewsAndPictures/2daymedia

Literature Chemistry, Physics and Maths.  It has been a difficult decision as I wanted to balance Science with the Arts.  I am considering taking either Science, Philosophy or Law at university.”

Mrs French said: ”Science is one of our strengths at Newcastle High. We have large numbers of girls taking Science subjects at A Level and many of the girls from our school go on to exciting careers not only in Medicine, but research, engineering and robotics for instance.

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