Exam Results

IB Exam Report 2018

We are delighted to announce another great set of results from the IB Diploma cohort, with almost a quarter of pupils scoring 40 points and above. Special mention must be made of Jessica Raja–Brown who scored a remarkable 45 points. Fewer than 1% of the cohort globally score maximum marks which, as benchmarked by UCAS, is the equivalent to 5 A*s at A level. Kitty Parker also came away with 44 points, which will easily enable her to take up her place at Durham.

84% of Bradfield pupils achieved between 7 and 5 in their higher level subjects (equivalent to A*- B at A level) and two of our Oxbridge candidates Olivia Lee-Smith and Elias Tenhula met the requirements to take up their offers. The overall points average was slightly down on last year at 35.1. This is indicative of the inclusive nature of the Diploma at Bradfield, which welcomes and accommodates all abilities in a steadily growing cohort (25% of 2018 leavers). As well as Oxford and Durham, this year will see pupils taking up university places at Imperial, Exeter, KCL, Edinburgh and UCL, whilst one pupil has been offered an apprenticeship at PWC.

The IB Diploma at Bradfield continues to thrive. Pupils who complete the programme leave with transferable skills such as time-management, research skills and an international, outward looking perspective, which will stand them in good stead for life beyond Bradfield.

We wish them well for the future.

GCSE Exam Report 2017

The College is delighted to report another strong set of results from (I)GCSE public examinations.  Well over 50% of all grades scored at the highest levels – A* or A – and this in a number of subjects delivering the traditionally more rigorous, unreformed IGCSEs.  Equally, Bradfield is pleased to have maintained standards across all abilities – A*-B (87%) and A*-C (98%).  This is in line with our record results of previous years.

There were many very impressive individual successes. Particular congratulations should go to Hannah Hobcraft (K), Hamish Newall (E), Tushar Vivekanandan (A) and Emma Warley (K) who each achieved 8 or more A*s. All this comes against a backdrop of tighter marking and an overhaul of the GCSE qualification itself.

Pupils will now move into the College’s Sixth Form to study A Level subjects or embark on the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.  October sees the roll-out of Bradfield’s Enterprise and Entrepreneurship module alongside an exciting careers and employability programme.

A Level Exam Report 2017

Sixth Form pupils at the College have returned a pleasing set of results in their public examinations, including excellent results in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) announced earlier this summer. Having converted IBDP Higher Level scores into A level equivalents (7 as A*, 6 as A, etc.) some two thirds of grades were scored A* - B, with 18 pupils securing a clean sweep of the top two grades (or equivalent). The average UCAS points score for Bradfield candidates was 147, which equates to AAA at A Level.  Special mention must go to 7 pupils – Susie Clark, Alex Cosme, Louie Hemmings, Tiff Hurren, Amy Knowles, Sam Newall and Diana Yarmoshuk – for their excellent performance in three or more A Levels.

We are delighted to report that the overwhelming majority of the pupils have made it into one of their top two university choices. Overseas applications continue to grow with a strong group heading for North American institutions, with several awarded scholarships, and to other destinations including Canada, Israel, Italy and Australia.

We wish all of our leavers well, congratulate them on their achievements and thank them for their many contributions to the College.

IBDP Exam Report 2017

The College is delighted with the results returned by its fourth cohort of pupils completing the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). An average of 36.3 points (out of 45) beats the record set in 2014 with the mode score a notable 39 points. 7s and 6s (usually considered equivalent to A* and A grades respectively) were achieved in 51% of Higher Level subjects: those in the range of 7 to 5 points made up 85% of Higher Level scores. These results – significantly above both global and UK averages – are all the more impressive given a cohort of 35 pupils.

Our congratulations go to each and every pupil and in particular to Julia Merican (J) who secured 44 points. This places Julia in the top 2% of IBDP pupils globally. Pupils now leave the College to take up university places across the globe, from universities such as Durham and UCL in the UK, to Georgetown and USC in the USA.

Bradfield is delighted to see pupils from across the ability range thrive on the Diploma Programme. This year’s results are testament to the strengths and modern day appeal of this truly international qualification, upon which a further 45 pupils will embark in September.

We wish our IB leavers well in their future endeavours.