18 August 2022
Today, Royal High School Bath Year 13 students received their outstanding A Level results and are ready to embrace the exciting opportunities of their lives beyond school. Joining their International Baccalaureate (IB) classmates, whose excellent results were published in July, these students are remarkable in their achievements given the backdrop of their educational journey through Covid.
A third of students achieved a remarkable 3 A*-A grades and the students’ destinations are as broad as the subjects they are choosing to study. from Sophie Phipson, who has secured a place on the prestigious BBC Production Apprenticeship and Yael Lyshkow, who will study Computer Science at Canada’s leading university, the University of Toronto – to Alexis Qi, a phenomenal art student who will study Architecture at Cambridge University.
STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) continue to be a popular choice with over 50% of the cohort of students studying Maths at A Level or IB. Students have met their offers to study courses including Veterinary Medicine at Royal Veterinary College, Biomedical Engineering at Kings College London, Medicine at Southampton and Medical Sciences at the University of Exeter.
In addition, the Arts and Humanities continue to flourish at Royal High School Bath with superb results in English, History and Art, and students scored no grade lower than an A in Drama, Religious Studies, Philosophy and Geography. The School continues their reputation as a beacon for modern and ancient languages with all language students gaining top grades of A*-A.
Congratulations to Head Girl, Daisy John who is following her long-held determination to read Law at UCL.
Mrs Kate Reynolds, Head of Royal High School Bath, paid tribute to the 2022 cohort saying: “We are thrilled that this exceptional year group, with their first experience of public exams, have gained such strong results. It is testament to their hard work and determination and the inspirational teaching and support from staff.
Their students’ breadth of talent is reflected in the wonderfully varied range of destinations and courses they are now moving to, and we wish them every happiness and success. In addition to their academic achievements the year group fully embraced the wealth ofnenrichment and co-curricular opportunities available to them. We look forward to inviting them back to Royal High School Bath to share their stories and inspire future generations of Sixth Form students.”
These results follow the School’s IB cohort who secured an average points score of 37 out of 45 – higher than both the UK (34.87) and global averages (29.9). Royal High School is the only school in the Bath area to offer a choice of IB or A Level at Sixth Form.