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 2019

The 120 boys who took their GCSEs in 2019 produced another set of outstanding results, highlights include:

  • 32 boys with 10 or 11 9s/8s
  • 54 boys with 9, 10 or 11 9s/8s
  • 60 boys with only 9s to 7s
  9/8 (A*) 9/8/7 (A*/A)
2019 66% 84%
2018 64.5% 84.5%
2017 69.7% 90.4%
2016 60.9% 87.2%

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma results 2019

The 103 boys who sat the IB Diploma in 2019 achieved excellent results, highlights of which include:

  • 3 boys gained the maximum 45 points – a score achieved by less than 0.2% of students worldwide out of over 165,000 IB students in total.
  • 12 boys gained 44 or 43 points
  • 40% of the cohort scored 40 points or above 
  • Average points score per pupil of 37.8 (8 points above the world average).
  Average score 40+ points
2019 37.8 40%
2018 37.9 46%
2017 39.1 54%
2016 39.4 54%

Comparing our 2019 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* 34%
7/6 A*/A 75%
7/6/5 A*/A/B 92%

IB and GCSE results

Download 2018 IB and GCSE results
Download 2017 IB and GCSE results
Download 2016 IB and GCSE results
Download 2015 IB and GCSE results



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