A-Level results: Cerebral palsy proves no barrier for Luke

Luke Parsons

Luke Parsons Buy this photo

First published in News

King Alfred’s Academy pupil Luke Parsons didn’t let his disability get in the way of his A-Levels as he secured a place at Loughborough University to study computer science.

Luke, 18, of Charlton Road, who suffers cerebral palsy, was awarded a B grade in maths, a B in economics and a C in computing.

He said: “Cerebral palsy makes life harder because I have a scribe who writes out my exam for me as I dictate it to them.

“The results were a bit of a surprise, but it was what I wanted and I am pleased that all the work has paid off.”

Our top stories

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree