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

BedfordshireBusiness Management
BirminghamMaths with Business Management
Materials Science & engineering
BrightonBusiness Management
BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering
English and French
Mechanical Engineering
International Business Management
CityBusiness Management (x4)
Business with Marketing (x2)
International Politics
International Business
Music, Sound & Technology
EssexEconomics with a foundation year
GoldsmithsPhilosophy, Politics & Economics
GuildhallTechnical Theatre
Keele UniversityBusiness Management & Human Geography
KentBusiness & Management
Mathematics with a foundation year
KCLEconomics & Management
Religion, Politics and Society
Philosophy, Politics & Economics
LeedsSocial Science
LoughboroughInternational Business Management
LSEPolitics and Philosophy
ManchesterCivil Engineering
NewcastleElectrical & Electronic Engineering
International Marketing & Management
NottinghamMusic & Music Technology
QMULBiological Sciences
Politics and Business Management
Royal Academy of MusicOrgan Studies
ReadingAccounting & Management
Business & Management
St Mary’s, Twick.Sports Management with a foundation year
SheffieldJournalism Studies
SouthamptonComputer Science
StrathclydeManagement & Business Law
SussexFinance & Business
Social Science with a foundation year
Business, Management & Economics
Univ/ Creative ArtsFashion Management & Marketing
Games Arts
Univ/ Arts, LondonCreative Computing
UWEAccounting & Finance
WarwickInternational Management


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