Max Ronte Oxbridge placement & Boat Club Captain
“Whitgift’s holistic approach to education is its greatest asset. There has never been a moment, across all aspects of School life, that I have not felt completely supported. The teachers and coaches are enthusiastic, motivating, caring and reliable.”
Max Ronte achieved top grades in each of his eleven GCSE subjects and is studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University.
Inspired by his GCSE studies of Chinese, Max undertook significant research into China’s Economy by producing a presentation of undergraduate quality in its purview, freshness and clarity. Globally minded, self-motivated and forensic in his approach to deducing new languages, Max was an exceptional student of German and was awarded runner-up (highly commended) in the Institute of Economic Affairs essay competition 2019.
Max gave assemblies in his role as Holocaust Educational Trust ambassador and he mentored younger pupils struggling with social challenges of school life. He was also a devoted member of numerous academic societies including the Philosophy Society and History and Politics Society.
Max sings, plays the saxophone to Grade 7 standard, was an outstanding rower and Captain of the boat club (2018-2020), charming ambassador for the School and organiser of the prefect body in his role as School Vice Captain. He also established the school’s table-top gaming club with another student.