Exam success

In 2017-18, we enjoyed record success for both Year 11 and Sixth Form, with exams results that firmly place Highgate in the top academic tier of UK independent schools.

2017-18 GCSE results

74%

of all GCSE entries graded A*
(or new numerical equivalent)

92%

graded A or A*

25%

A quarter of all Year 11
awarded ten A* grades

Our 2017-18 GCSE results:

  • 78% of all entries graded A* (or new numerical equivalent)
  • 92% graded A or A*
  • A quarter of all Year 11 awarded ten A* grades, with a further 24% receiving nine A*s
  • Almost half the year received at least nine A*s

The value added data for this cohort is particularly pleasing: the comparison of pupils’ results against base-line data suggests that, on average, over half a grade of value was added to each individual examination result.

Year% A/A*
201892.2% (or grade 7-9)
201787.7%
201688.4%
201590.4%
201485.6%

2017-18 Year 13 results

39%

of all exam entries awarded
an A* at A level (or Pre-U equivalent)

76%

of all grades awarded A* or A

83%

of all our leavers entered
elite Russell Group universities

Our 2017-18 Year 13 results:

  • 39.1% of all exam entries awarded an A* at A level (or Pre-U equivalent)
  • 75.8% of all grades awarded A* or A
  • 34 pupils rewarded three A* or more
  • 32 pupils took up places at Cambridge or Oxford
  • 83% of all our leavers entered elite Russell Group universities
  • Other pupils entered prestigious medical schools, and top tier US and Canadian colleges
  • Three Highgate leavers joined continental European universities
Year% A/A*
201875.8%
201771.7%
201661.1%
201574%
201473.3%

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