Exam results

King Edward’s School is one of the leading independent schools in the UK and pupils achieve excellent exam results each year. An overview of this year’s results as well as downloads of the full exam results and university destinations for the last four years are available below.  

GCSE results 2017

The 121 boys who took their GCSEs in 2017 produced another set of outstanding results, highlights include:

  • 34 boys with 10 or 11 A*s
  • 52 boys with 9, 10 or 11 A*s
  • 75 boys with only A*s and As
  A* A*/A
2017 69.7% 90.4%
2016 60.9% 87.2%
2015 68.3% 88.8%
2014 69.5% 91.7%

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma results 2017

The 95 boys who sat the IB Diploma in 2017 achieved record results, highlights of which include:

  • 3 boys gained the maximum 45 points – a score achieved by only 218 students worldwide out of almost 160,000 candidates
  • 4 boys gained 44 points
  • 51 boys scored 40 points or above (equivalent to more than 4 A*s at A-level)
  • Average points score per pupil of 39.1 (9 points above the world average).
  Average score 40+ points
2017 39.1 54%
2016 39.4 54%
2015 39.4 52%
2014 36.8 28%

Comparing our 2017 Higher Level IB results to equivalent A-level grades provides the following:

Higher Level IB grade Equivalent A-level grade % of grades achieved
7 A* 42.1%
7/6 A*/A 82.5%
7/6/5 A*/A/B 94.7%

IB and GCSE results

Download 2017 IB and GCSE results
Download 2016 IB and GCSE results
Download 2015 IB and GCSE results
Download 2014 IB and GCSE results



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