Medics lead the way as Royal School students achieve top grades

Medics lead the way as Royal School students achieve top grades

7 September 2018

There were celebrations throughout Results Day at The Royal School as Upper Sixth students celebrated outstanding success in their A Levels. Medicine featured strongly this year with Lucy achieving 3 A* and 1 A grade and a place to read Veterinary Medicine at Cambridge University, Charlotte achieving 2 A*, 1 A, EPQ grade A* and a place to read Medicine at Southampton University and April achieving 3 A*, EPQ grade A* and a place to read Medicine at Cardiff University.

40% of students achieved 3 A grades or more. Outstanding performances also came from Head Girl, Kym (3 A grades and EPQ A*), Eleanor (1 A*, 2 A and 1 B grade), Hedy (1 A*, 3 A and 1 B grade), Luciana also achieved 3 A grades. They will go on to study Psychology, Mathematics with Management and Finance, Finance and Mechanical Engineering at top universities.

Other university courses which Royal School students will go on to study this year include: International Development, Economics, Music, Film Production and Textiles for Fashion and Interiors.

50.7% of results (up from 42.5% last year) were graded A*-A compared to a national average of 26.4% and A*-B grades remained at 71.2%, significantly above the national average of 53.0%.

Overall, results were extremely positive with great success across the curriculum.  100% of students achieved A*-C grades in the following A Levels: Accounting, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Chinese, Geography, Mathematics, Music, Physics and Spanish.

These results reinforce The Royal School’s reputation of consistent high achievement and very strong value-added. 

Royal School Principal, Mrs Anne Lynch, commented: “We are absolutely thrilled with these results and very proud of our students and their teachers. These results represent many years of hard work and it is very rewarding to see students achieving the excellent outcomes that they deserve. The reformed A Levels have added extra challenge this year, but our students and teachers have certainly risen to these challenges and have achieved outstanding success in the new linear qualifications. It is excellent that so many have achieved their first choice of undergraduate course at prestigious universities.”

The Royal School attracts pupils with a wide range of abilities and interests, all of which are valued and celebrated.

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