Upminster student on her way to Cambridge after exam success

Elizabeth from Coopers’ Company and Coborn School in St Mary’s Lane, Upminster is the first one in her family to go to university and she has earned herself a place at Cambridge.

The 18-year-old achieved two A* in English and French and an A in History.

She will be studying English at Cambridge.

She said: “I haven’t decided what career I want to do yet, but I am really happy to get into Cambridge.

“My parents have been really supportive and we are all really happy.”

You may also want to watch:

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter