Photo by Toby Phillips
With some notable exceptions, the grades published today were broadly reflective of the strong historical results achieved by the School. It is regrettable that this group of pupils were unable to showcase their true ability under formal examination this summer. Despite this, Christ’s Hospital pupils and their teachers were celebrating another year of impressive A Level results.
Overall 12% of all Pre-U and A Level grades achieved were equivalent to an A* with 71% of grades achieved being A*-B. Out of a cohort of near 100 pupils 102 of the grades awarded were equivalent to an A grade, and 42% of all grades awarded were A*-A. 23 Pupils achieved a minimum of one A* and more than a quarter of all the pupils were awarded a minimum of AAA or higher. The average UCAS points achieved by the cohort was 126, which is marginally short of an average attainment of ABB.
There were some notable individual achievements and huge congratulations go to these students:
Andy Lau with A*, A*, A*, A (Economics, Warwick)
Herman Wong with A*, A*, A*, A (Physics, Imperial)
Alex Wang A*, A*, A, A (Computer Science, Cambridge)
Holly Maclean A*, A, A, D3 (Philosophy and Psychology, Edinburgh)
George Sanger D1, A, A, A (Architecture, UCL)
Risa Mashimo A*, A*, A* (Biochemistry, Lancaster)
Sachin Porter A*, A*, A (Economics and Management, Oxford)
Eva Zhang A*, A*, A (Economics, UCL)
Samuel Odu D1, A*, A (Human, Social and Political Sciences, Cambridge)
Congratulations to the following pupils on achieving the very impressive D1 grade within their subjects, Samuel Odu D1 in Pre-U Theology and Philosophy, George Sanger and Leila Drew who achieved their D1’s in Pre-U Art.
Overall nine of our pupils have secured places with Oxford or Cambridge and a further five pupils have secured places to study medicine.
Out of the 121 pupils who chose to make an application through UCAS this year, 80% were able to take up either their first choice or insurance offer, with many of our pupils taking up places on courses at prestigious universities including Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol, Durham, Imperial College, KCL, Warwick, Edinburgh and UCL.
Simon Reid, Head Teacher of Christ’s Hospital commented, “Education as it is shaped at Christ’s Hospital, giving children from a uniquely broad range of backgrounds the life-long launch they deserve, is about far more than examination grades; however, on the day when the School’s successes are seen through the lens of its pupils’ academic achievements, I am immensely proud of what they, with their teachers and everyone who has supported them, have achieved.”