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 2021

The IBDP is followed by 89%* of King Edward’s Sixth Form pupils. This year, pupils achieved an average points score of 35.9 points out of a possible 45, world average is 33.02. The full news story is available to read here.

Pupils achieving grades 7 – 6 (A* & A): 61.8%

Pupils achieving grades 7 – 5 (A* – B):  89.2%

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

Year Number of candidates 7 – 5 7 – 4 7 – 2
2021 31 89.2% 99.5% 100%
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%

* 81% of the Upper Sixth Form pupils in the 2021-22 academic year will be following the IBDP programme.

A-level results 2021

In 2021 we had a small cohort of 2 pupils studying the full programme of 3 A-levels, achieving A*AB and ABB. Due to the small cohort size this year*, we are not reporting overall percentages but would like to congratulate these A-level candidates as well as their peers studying hybrid courses on their impressive results. 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.

Please find our previous years’ results below.

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%

* 19% of the Upper Sixth Form pupils in the 2021-22 academic year will be following the A-level programme, a cohort of 11.

GCSE /IGCSE results 2021

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): = 61.5%

Subjects graded 9-6 (A* – B) = 81%

Pupils gaining 5 or more GCSEs graded 9-4 (A* – C) =: 96.7%

The table below includes our Pre-Sixth Form candidates.

Year Number of candidates 9 – 7 9 – 6 9 – 4
2021 73 64.5% 81% 96.7%
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
2021 62 62.6% 81.4% 96.6%
2020 63 57.5% 80.2% 99.8%
Previous Grading System A* – A A* – B A* – C
2019 37 36.0% 59.6% 85.8%
2018 44 43.0% 64.4% 92.2%
2017 60 30.0% 60.7% 88.4%

Pupil destinations 2021

University Course
City, University of London Business Management
Economics
Investment and Financial Risk Management
Psychology
Birmingham Politics and Sociology
Law
Birmingham City Psychology and Counselling
Durham Finance
Exeter Business and Management
Economics
Law
King’s College London Computer Science with Management
Pharmacology (2)
Leeds Beckett History
Loughborough Mechanical Engineering
Manchester Architecture
Biosciences
Politics and International Relations
Nottingham Finance, Accounting and Management
Oxford History and Politics
Queen Mary University of London Business Management
International Business
Reading Psychology and Language Sciences
Surrey English Literature
Biomedical Science
Warwick Economics
Liberal Arts
Management
Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)
Theatre and Performance Studies

 

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