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Barnsley Student Proves Herself Top Of The Class

Tuesday August 28 2012

Abbey Kershaw Abbey Kershaw

A BARNSLEY student has proved herself to be top of the class by getting the highest mark in the country for her childcare course.

Abbey Kershaw, 20, from Cudworth, completed a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education after two years of study at Barnsley College and earned an A.

But it was her mark for a research project she completed as part of the qualification that was the highlight - scoring the highest nationally recorded result since the course was introduced in

She said: “I was thrilled to find out I had got an A in my research project and even prouder when I learned that I was the only person in the country to achieve this grade.”

Abbey is now heading to Leeds Trinity to study Primary Education.

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Reply Posted by Rebecca Legge on Saturday September 1 2012 at 19:21
Well done! the highest mark in my entire class was a D! And a lot of these were usually A grade students! The research was really hard so go you!