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.

2020 International Baccalaureate (IB) results

The IBDP is followed by 79% of King Edward’s Sixth Form pupils. This year, pupils achieved an average points score of 33.9 points out of a possible 45. Please read the full news story here.

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

Pupils achieving grades 7 – 5 (A* – B):  80.2%

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

2020 A-levels 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%

2020 GCSE /IGCSE results

Subjects graded 9-7 (A* – A): = 56.9%

Subjects graded 9-6 (A* – B) = 79.1%

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

2020 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 2020

University Course
Bristol History of Art
Canterbury Politics with Foundation Year
Cardiff Architecture
Exeter Law
Computer Science
Glasgow Classics/Computing
Kent Military History
Hispanic Studies and Management
London Business Management
Business Management, Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Electronic Engineering
International Business
Law with Business
Banking and International Finance
Business Management
Mechanical Engineering Foundation Programme
Film Studies and Russian
International Business
Business with Marketing
History and Political Economy
Business, Digital & Entre (Prof Placement)
Business and Management (Year in Business)
LSE Law (Bachelor of Laws)
Manchester BioChemistry
Geography with International Study
Nottingham Chemical Engineering
Veterinary Medicine
Nottingham Trent Software Engineering
Reading Business and Management
Sheffield Accounting and Financial Management
Southampton Business Management
Computer Science
UCL (University College London) Information Management for Business
Warwick Sociology
Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)
York Accounting, Business Finance and Management


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