Andrew Lucas who was placed in them top
five candidates in the UK in Design and Technology,
pictured with Wallace High School Head of Technology Mr
Monteith and Principal Mrs McBride. US3607108A0 Picture
By Aidan O'Reilly
Wallace High School pupil Mark Belshaw
who was placed in the top five candidates on the UK in
AGA GCSE French, with Head of Modern Foreign Languages
Miss Brown and Principal Mrs McBride. US3607-109A0
TWO Wallace High school students have been
placed in the top five candidates in the UK in recent
At A Level, 18 year old Andrew Lucas was in
the top five in his Design and Technology examination.
Andrew, who also achieved A grades in his
Maths and Physics A Levels, is heading off to Bristol to read
Computer Systems Engineering and is looking forward to
experiencing life away from home.
He said: "I'm sure I'll miss home but I am
looking forward to the independence university life will bring."
At GCSE level, Mark Belshaw was one of the
top UK candidates in French, with over 100,000 people sitting
the exam. The 16 year old gained an impressive 9 A Star grades.
"I visited France for the first time this
summer and enjoyed putting my language skills into practice."
Mark has just commenced AS levels in
Government and Politics, History, Biology and Chemistry at
"I hope to study Law at university and I'd love to become a
barrister. Even though I haven't chosen to study French at AS
Level, my teacher Miss Brown has arranged for me to continue
conversation classes with the Assistant as I really want to
continue to develop my Language skills."