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A-level results: Dagenham 16-year-old set for Cambridge

PUBLISHED: 14:12 17 August 2017 | UPDATED: 18:39 18 August 2017

Maths wunderkid Andrew Ejemai (Picture: Brentwood School)

Maths wunderkid Andrew Ejemai (Picture: Brentwood School)

Brentwood School

Andrew Ejemai is set to study maths at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in September - at just 16.

The teenager, from Auriel Avenue, Dagenham, achieved A* in additional further maths and As in his economics and chemistry A-levels.

He already has A*s in maths and further maths.

“I’m mostly grateful to God Almighty for helping me to achieve this,” the Brentwood School pupil told the Post, “but I also have to thank my parents and the school.”

Andrew said he owes his love of numbers to his mum Ronke.

He isn’t daunted about starting university two years ahead of his peers, and is “mostly looking forward to the sports – athletics and football – and meeting other people.”

He is also a talented musician, a grade six in both piano and cello.

Proud dad Sunny, 52, said he was “elated, to put it mildly.”

Andrew’s headmaster, Ian Davies, called him “an exceptional student”.


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