Results & destinations

King Edward’s takes pride in its academic, socio-economic and cultural diversity. The School ensures that all pupils are congratulated for their effort and dedication to achieving personal success. Behind the statistics and results each child has a unique story. King Edward’s Sixth Form offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) and A-levels.

International Baccalaureate (IB) results

The IBDP is followed by 70% of King Edward’s Sixth Form pupils. This year, pupils achieved an average points score of 33.9 points out of a possible 45, world average is 29.9. Read the full news story here.

Pupils achieving grades 7 – 6 (A* & A): 50.7%

Pupils achieving grades 7 – 5 (A* – B):  80.9%

Pupils achieving grades 7 – 2 (A* – E): 100%

Year Number of candidates 7 – 5 7 – 4 7 – 2
2020 43 80.9% 96.5% 100%
2019 34 88.2% 98.5% 100%
2018 56 73.0% 90.5% 100%
2017 66 67.7% 92.2% 99.8%

A-level results

We share the relief with our pupils and colleagues that their hard work and resilience have been rewarded this year with over a third of pupils achieving A*-A.  This cohort of pupils should be congratulated on their positive approach towards the challenging times that they faced when lock down took effect. Overall the School appreciates the determination and dedication shown by pupils and staff and is committed to being aspirational for the individual. Please read the full news story here.

Pupils achieving grades A* – A:  35.3%

Pupils achieving grades A* – B:  58.8%

Pupils achieving grades A* – E:  100%

Year Number of candidates A* – A A* – B A* – E
2020 18 35.3% 58.8% 100%
2019 38 20.5% 42.8% 97.3%
2018 31 16.9% 42.7% 89.7%
2017 18 28.8% 52.5% 93.2%

GCSE /IGCSE results

We are delighted to say that our GCSE and IGCSE candidates have been awarded grades that reflect their hard work and commitment throughout the two years of the courses they undertook. Our teachers prepared, analysed and evaluated a wide range of data which allowed us to predict grades with rigour and integrity, and our pupils have been rewarded accordingly. Please read the full news story here.

Subjects graded 9-7  (A* – A): = 57.2%

Subjects graded 9-6 (A* – B) = 79.1%

Pupils gaining 5 or more GCSEs graded 9-4 (A* – C) =: 99.6%

The table below includes our Pre-Sixth Form candidates.

Year Number of candidates 9 – 7 9 – 6 9 – 4
2020 83 57.2% 79.3% 99.6%
Previous Grading System A* – A A* – B A* – C
2019 53 39% 61.2% 87.1%
2018 69 45.6% 67.2% 93.1%
2017 85 31.6% 61.0% 88.8%

The table below excludes our Pre-Sixth Form candidates.

Year Number of candidates 9 – 7 9 – 6 9 – 4
2020 63 57.7% 80.2% 99.8%
Previous Grading System A* – A A* – B A* – C
2019 37 36% 59.6% 85.8%
2018 44 43.0% 64.4% 92.2%
2017 60 30.0% 60.7% 88.4%

Pupil destinations 2020

University Course
Bristol History of Art
Canterbury Politics with Foundation Year
Cardiff Architecture
East Anglia International Business Management
Exeter Law
Economics
Computer Science
Glasgow Classics/Computing
Hamburg Economic Psychology
Kent Military History
Hispanic Studies and Management
King’s College London Business Management
London Business Management
Business Management, Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Banking and International Finance
Mechanical Engineering Foundation Programme
International Business
Law
Business with Marketing
Electronics Engineering
History and Political Economy
London School of Economics Law (Bachelor of Laws)
London South Bank Sociology
Manchester BioChemistry
Nottingham Chemical Engineering
Nottingham Trent Software Engineering
Queen Mary London Law with Business
BioChemistry
  Film Studies and Russian
Royal Veterinary College Veterinary Medicine
Sheffield Accounting and Financial Management
Southampton Business Management
Computer Science
Trinity College Dublin Geography with International Study
University College London Information Management for Business
Vienna Business and Economics
Westminster International Business
Warwick Sociology
Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)
Mathematics
Economics
York Accounting, Business Finance and Management

 

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Our upcoming Virtual Sixth Form Open Evening will be on Wednesday 2nd December at 6pm. Please follow this link to book your place.