Examination Results 2020
The 2020 A level results have again been impressive with 100% pass rate and routes secured to university by many pupils. Places that have been secured cover the length and breadth of the UK and a number have opted to study abroad. (please see University Destinations 2020 for a breakdown of the courses and university pupils have taken up place at).
A number of students secured impressive A*/A in all subjects and destinations include Music at Cambridge (Homerton College), Medicine at Birmingham, Chemistry at Birmingham, Classics at Durham, Law at Cardiff, Mathematics at Imperial College London and Bath, Music at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Physiotherapy at Liverpool, Philosophy at Newcastle, and Product Design Engineering at Nottingham University.
The new UCAS points system includes points for the extended project, a course available to all in the lower sixth. For university entrance the following table converts A level grades to points as follows.
- UCAS Points System A* A B C D E
- A Level & BTEC 56 48 40 32 24 16
- AS Level n/a 20 16 12 10 6
- Extended Research Project 28 24 20 16 12 8