A-level results: Twin sisters toast matching A grades

The success of twin sisters at St Anthony's Girls' Catholic Academy was cause for celebration today.

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 12:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th August 2016, 1:04 pm
A-level results at St Anthony's Academy. Hannah (left) and Sarah Mearns.

Hannah and Sarah Mearns delighted their teachers by netting identical grades in their A-levels.

The 18-year-old sisters, from Sunderland, had plenty to smile about as they collected their results - which revealed their chosen university place.

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Both girls, who thought that their exams went “okay”, scored identical A grades in biology, chemistry and maths.

Hannah added: “We’re really happy.”

The girls will go on to study biomedical sciences at Newcastle University in September.