Queens Prize Winner
Florence Chung former Springwood Sixth Former met the Queen at Sandringham House.
Florence, who attained Mathematics A*, Biology A*, Chemistry A*, Chinese A* and an EPQ A* (equivalent AS Level) was awarded the Queen's prize as she scored top grades in all 4 of her A Levels - a feat matched by no other student in her year.
Previously, Florence had celebrated her success at the School's Year 13 Presentation Evening but finally collected the real prize, a signed collection of the works of Shakespeare, from Her Majesty on 13th January. Florence was accompanied by her parents and brother and Springwood's Executive Headteacher, Mr Andy Johnson. "The school is incredibly proud of Florence's outstanding academic achievement."
Florence is now studying International Business and Global Management at the University of Hong Kong; one of the most competitive Business courses in the world.
Of course, all of Springwood is very proud of Florence's success. Head of Sixth Form, Jessica Cuss, explained some reasons behind Florence's success: 'Florence worked extremely hard in her A Levels. She spent time on her studies and showed a genuine love for the topics she was studying at Advanced Level. She was inquisitive and determined in everything she did. Florence shows all prospective students the importance of choosing A Levels that you genuinely love and are passionate about.'
Everyone at Springwood wishes her well and is very proud of her achievements- she will leave a renowned legacy.