Grammar school pupil Chidera Ota leads the GCSE roll of honour with 15 A*s. The 16-year-old studied at Highsted Grammar School, Sittingbourne, which is ranked 58th in the Standard's table of state schools in London and the South-East.
She has gained admission to study Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Maths and Further Maths at A-levels in King’s School, Canterbury. She scored As in English Literature and Language, Maths, Statistics, French, German, Latin, History, Sociology, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. She also made an IT qualification worth three GCSEs.
Chidera, who lives with her Nigerian-born parents - Uchenna, a GP, and Mercy, a nurse - in the Isle of Sheppey, wants to become a doctor.
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