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.

2019 International Baccalaureate (IB) results

The IB is followed by most King Edward’s 165 Sixth Form pupils. This year 100% of pupils passed the IBDP with an average score of 34.7 points, well outstripping the worldwide average for IB students of 30 points out of a possible 45.

Pupils achieving grades 7 – 6 (A* & A): 58.8%

Pupils achieving grades 7 – 5 (A* – B):  88.2%

2019 A-levels results

Within the cohort of 38 pupils who sat A-levels almost a fifth achieved A*/A. Overall the School appreciates the determination and dedication shown by pupils and staff. It is committed to being aspirational for the individual.

A*-A: 19.6%

A*-B: 42.9%

2019 GCSE /IGCSE results

Subjects graded 9-4 (A*-C):  87.1%

Subjects graded 9-7 (A*/A): 39%

Pupils gaining 5 or more GCSEs graded 9-4 (A*-C): 89.1%

Pupils gaining 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 (A*-C) including Maths & English*: 78.3%

Pre-Sixth results

International pupils, who joined for the one year Pre-Sixth GCSE course, did very well. Five of them gained five or more GCSE passes at A*-C, including English and Maths; a great achievement for pupils studying in their second language.

Pupil destinations 2019

University Course
Bedfordshire Business Management
Birmingham Maths with Business Management
Materials Science & engineering
Brighton Business Management
Bristol Electrical and Electronic Engineering
English and French
Mechanical Engineering
International Business Management
Cambridge Geography
City Business Management (x4)
Business with Marketing (x2)
International Politics
International Business
Music, Sound & Technology
Edinburgh History
Essex Economics with a foundation year
Exeter Economics
Goldsmiths Philosophy, Politics & Economics
Guildhall Technical Theatre
Keele University Business Management & Human Geography
Kent Business & Management
Mathematics with a foundation year
KCL Economics & Management
Religion, Politics and Society
Philosophy, Politics & Economics
Leeds Social Science
Loughborough International Business Management
LSE Politics and Philosophy
Manchester Civil Engineering
Newcastle Electrical & Electronic Engineering
International Marketing & Management
Nottingham Music & Music Technology
QMUL Biological Sciences
Politics and Business Management
Royal Academy of Music Organ Studies
Reading Accounting & Management
Business & Management
RHUL Geology
St Mary’s, Twick. Sports Management with a foundation year
Sheffield Journalism Studies
Southampton Computer Science
Strathclyde Management & Business Law
Sussex Finance & Business
Social Science with a foundation year
Business, Management & Economics
Univ/ Creative Arts Fashion Management & Marketing
Games Arts
Univ/ Arts, London Creative Computing
UWE Accounting & Finance
Warwick International Management


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Awards Day

Welcome to our Awards Day which is now live – please click here. We are joined by our guest speaker Ben McBean. It is a privilege to be joined by someone who exemplifies resilience and a creative approach to overcoming adversity. We welcome you to celebrate the considerable achievements our pupils have enjoyed this year in such an unprecedented circumstances.