Exam success

In 2018-19, we enjoyed another year of 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.

2018-19 GCSE results

74%

of all GCSE entries graded 8 or 9
(A* equivalent)

48%

Grade 9

51

Pupils gained a clean sweep of
ten of more 8 or 9 grades

Our 2018-19 GCSE results:

  • 74% of all entries graded A* (or new numerical equivalent)
  • 90% graded A or A*
  • 51 Year 11 awarded ten A* grades
  • 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*
201990% (or grade 7-9)
201892.2% (or grade 7-9)
201787.7%
201688.4%
201590.4%

2018-19 Year 13 results

41%

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

76%

of all grades awarded A* or A

38

of all our students
received 3 A* or more

Our 2018-19 Year 13 results:

  • 41.3% of all exam entries awarded an A* at A level (or Pre-U equivalent)
  • 76% of all grades awarded A* or A
  • 38 pupils rewarded three A* or more
  • 18 pupils took up places at Cambridge and 7 at Oxford University
  • Other pupils entered prestigious medical schools, and top tier US and Canadian colleges
Year% A/A*
201976%
201875.8%
201771.7%
201661.1%
201574%
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