Felsted School student Eliz Peck, age 18, from Black Notley, gained an impressive three A*s in history, economics and maths and will read history at Trinity Hall, at the University of Cambridge.

At Felsted, she was involved in the Model United Nations, which took her to Geneva and The Hague, debating and tennis.

She said: “I am particularly grateful to two Felsted teachers, Rakesh Pathak and Charles Allen, for their amazing support and guidance in history and my Cambridge application.”